(1) Neither is the plea that violence and privation , the sacrifice of the present, may be the price of breaking through to a better future.(2) By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain; by unhappiness, pain and the privation of pleasure.(3) It points to a privation of being, to the absence of moral, spiritual being, in Panurge.(4) Evil is merely privative, not absolute: it is like cold, which is the privation of heat.(5) cold is the privation of heat(6) It would be very difficult to run an election campaign in which you said you were going to leave the E.U., as proponents of continued Union membership would insist that this would lead to serious job losses and economic privation .(7) years of rationing and privation(8) Possibly, by 1933 the party was equally disliked by the town workers; the enthusiasms of 1929 had been dissipated by hunger, privation , overcrowding, and regimentation by party bosses.(9) By arguing in such a way, Mr. Hart draws upon and restates, with verve and ornament, the classical Christian view that all evil is an absence, a privation of good.(10) And, while an unpaid day off each week creates a financial squeeze for workers, these privations are minor compared to the economic hardship and emotional devastation wrought by layoffs.(11) He was jailed in 1926 for his political activities, and spent the remainder of his life in prison, suffering the most appalling privations under a regime personally supervised by Mussolini.(12) They suffered the same privations and risks as everyone else in wartime Britain, but carried the added burden of knowing exactly what the Nazis could do.(13) Lost in the jungle for several weeks, she miraculously survived its privations (hunger, thirst and multiple insect bites), although her two brothers and a nephew did not.(14) How long are people prepared to be exposed to sufferings and privations caused by the blockade?(15) It is true that the Scottish health service has not suffered the privations reported in London, for instance.(16) I arrived in blitzed London - no heating, rationing, all the privations of the day.