Monday, December 8, 2014

depravation/deprivation: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Monday, December 8, 2014

There is a rare word spelled “depravation” which has to do with something being depraved, corrupted, perverted.

But the spelling you’re more likely to need is “deprivation,” which has to do with being deprived of desirable things like sleep or chocolate.

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