(De*priv"a*ble) a. Capable of being, or liable to be, deprived; liable to be deposed.

Kings of Spain . . . deprivable for their tyrannies.

(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.

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.

3. To divest of office; to depose; to dispossess of dignity, especially ecclesiastical.

A minister deprived for inconformity.

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 file
His unsmooth tongue, and his deprostrate style.
G. Fletcher.

(De`pro*vin"cial*ize) v. t. To divest of provincial quality or characteristics.

(Depth) n. [From Deep; akin to D. diepte, Icel. dypt, dy, 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 color.

Mindful of that heavenly love
Which knows no end in depth or height.

3. Lowness; as, depth of sound.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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