(De*priv"a*ble) a. Capable of being, or liable to be, deprived; liable to be deposed.
Kings of Spain . . . deprivable for their tyrannies.Prynne.
(Dep`ri*va"tion) n. [LL. deprivatio.]
1. The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity.
2. The state of being deprived; privation; loss; want; bereavement.
3. (Eccl. Law) the taking away from a clergyman his benefice, or other spiritual promotion or dignity.
Deprivation may be a beneficio or ab officio; the first takes away the living, the last degrades and deposes
from the order.
(De*prive") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deprived ; p. pr. & vb. n. Depriving.] [LL. deprivare, deprivatium,
to divest of office; L. de- + privare to bereave, deprive: cf. OF. depriver. See Private.]
1. To take away; to put an end; to destroy. [Obs.]
'Tis honor to deprive dishonored life.Shak.
2. To dispossess; to bereave; to divest; to hinder from possessing; to debar; to shut out from; with a remoter
object, usually preceded by of.
God hath deprived her of wisdom.Job xxxix. 17.
It was seldom that anger deprived him of power over himself.Macaulay.
3. To divest of office; to depose; to dispossess of dignity, especially ecclesiastical.
A minister deprived for inconformity.Bacon.
Syn. To strip; despoil; rob; abridge.
(De*prive"ment) n. Deprivation. [R.]
(De*priv"er) n. One who, or that which, deprives.
(De*pros"trate) a. Fully prostrate; humble; low; rude. [Obs.]
How may weak mortal ever hope to fileG. Fletcher.
His unsmooth tongue, and his deprostrate style.
(De`pro*vin"cial*ize) v. t. To divest of provincial quality or characteristics.
(Depth) n. [From Deep; akin to D. diepte, Icel. dypt, dypð, Goth. diupiþa.]
1. The quality of being deep; deepness; perpendicular measurement downward from the surface, or horizontal
measurement backward from the front; as, the depth of a river; the depth of a body of troops.
2. Profoundness; extent or degree of intensity; abundance; completeness; as, depth of knowledge, or
Mindful of that heavenly loveKeble.
Which knows no end in depth or height.
3. Lowness; as, depth of sound.