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UNDERPRIVILEGED

 Dictionary entry overview: What does underprivileged mean? 

UNDERPRIVILEGED (adjective)
  The adjective UNDERPRIVILEGED has 1 sense:

1. lacking the rights and advantages of other members of society

  Familiarity information: UNDERPRIVILEGED used as an adjective is very rare.


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UNDERPRIVILEGED (adjective)


Sense 1underprivileged [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lacking the rights and advantages of other members of society

Similar:

deprived; disadvantaged (marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences)

underclass (belonging to the lowest and least privileged social stratum)

Also:

unfortunate (not favored by fortune; marked or accompanied by or resulting in ill fortune)

poor (having little money or few possessions)

Antonym:

privileged (blessed with privileges)


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