depraved vs. deprived – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Depraved

Definition:

deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good

Examples:

depraved criminals

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Deprived

Definition:

marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences

Examples:

a childhood that was unhappy and deprived, the family lived off charity

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