depravation


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de·prav·i·ty

(dĕ-prav'i-tē),
A depraved act or the condition of being depraved.
Synonym(s): depravation
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depravation

(dĕp″ră-vā′shŭn) [L. depravare, completely destroyed]
A pathological deterioration of function or secretion.
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Bebnin is a highly impoverished area of north Lebanon and the fact that the victims were transported to Minnieh for treatment demonstrates the extent of the state of depravation in the area
Mr Jaddoo described Ladywood as a 'tale of two cities with the extreme wealth of the city centre, The Jewellery Quarter and Broad street and then the areas of mass depravation'.
Il a ajoute que sa localite a organise un certain nombre de conferences entre les composants tribales notamment apres la grande depravation qui s'est passee dans le tissu social faite par le Mouvement populaire de la region, indiquant que le programme du retour volontaire des deplaces de la ville Abu Karshola et son banlieue est bonne coordonne entre la localite et la Commission de l'aide humanitaire, et que les prochains jours vont connaEtre un retour regulier des deplaces dont le nombre est estime a environ 100000 personnes.
This shocking treatment cannot be swept under the rug or ignored." The forum will include information from a doctor about the lasting effects of nutrition depravation, and a lawyer to discuss potential litigation.
This is why they vote for voodoo policies that are responsible for economic depravation, environmental damage and jeopardizing our country's security.
He assured the JUI-F leaders of his party participation in the conference, saying that QWP was committed to address the masses' sense of depravation, insecurity and uncertainty.
"It is imperative to extend optimal help for those who have already experienced addiction putting into consideration that addiction is, above all, a malady and not, by any means, a behavioural depravation," Dr Abdul-Aleem said while pointing out that "addicts should be encouraged to seek treatment from specialists and not depend only on family advice to try and quit the addiction."
Liverpool city centre has been improved beyond recognition in recent years - but the sad, unpalatable fact remains that you only need to walk for a few minutes out of the centre to find scenes of decay and depravation.
Focused on rural areas of depravation the project will increase levels of support.
Back in the days of midnight feeding, sleep depravation could be blamed for my lack of attention to detail.
Judge Morgan told Thomas: "As a result of your depravation, your victim lost a sum of pounds 21,967.82, and in a fair and just society you would have to pay back the full sum, but unfortunately you cannot."
Thirteen of the 121 reported sleep depravation lasting more than 24 hours.