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Synonyms for bereft

bereft of


  • deprived of
  • without
  • minus
  • lacking in
  • devoid of
  • cut off from
  • parted from
  • sans
  • robbed of
  • empty of
  • denuded of

Synonyms for bereft

having been given up and left alone

Synonyms for bereft

unhappy in love

Related Words

sorrowful through loss or deprivation

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With the clear perception of my plight, there fell upon me a blackness of despair, a horror of remorse at my own folly, and a passion of anger at my uncle, that once more bereft me of my senses.
Soon after the marriage of the young people, the worthy doctor returned to Chertsey, where, bereft of the presence of his old friends, he would have been discontented if his temperament had admitted of such a feeling; and would have turned quite peevish if he had known how.
Thrown on the wide world, doom'd to wander and roam, Bereft of my parents, bereft of a home, A stranger to something and what's his name joy, Behold little Edmund the poor Peasant boy.
The boy stood, for a moment, really bereft, by the apprehension he had conjured up, of the power to move.
Our family has been left bereft by the loss of Amy, a wonderful daughter, sister, niece.
The family's statement said: "Our family has been left bereft by the loss of Amy, a wonderful daughter, sister, niece.
AMY WINEHOUSE FAMILY BEREFT AT HER LOSS* THE family of singer Amy Winehouse said they have been left "bereft" by her death at the age of 27.
Just as the Acropolis is bereft of the Elgin marbles, so St George''s hall is bereft of the embellishment of its original architecture.
HOME: The funeral cars THE BODIES of President Lech Kaczynski and his wife were flown from Warsaw to Krakow today for burial among Polish kings and poets at a tradition-laden ceremony that was set to be bereft of many world leaders whose travel plans were paralysed by the volcanic ash.
Fabio Capello may be a brilliant boss, but he's got no chance of winning next year's World Cup bereft of a world-class keeper.
Bertie Armstrong, chief executive of the Scottish Fishermen's Federation said: "It will leave entire communities bereft.
Her primary school kids at Galashiels in the Borders are bereft, having lost their mentor.
NEITHER side deserved to come away with a point as a game bereft of attacking ideas ended in a tame draw at Hartlepool.
Bereft of a boyfriend at the moment, she's on the look out for a disarming Prince Charming.
A rock of order, organisation and discipline in a sea of vacillation and near hysteria with Ieuan Wyn Jones running about like a headless chicken and Mike German slumped in his chair bereft of any idea at all.