bereft


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Synonyms for bereft

bereft of

Synonyms

  • 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

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sorrowful through loss or deprivation

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Bereft of his cake, defrauded of his frolic, and borne away by a strong hand to that detested bed, poor Demi could not restrain his wrath, but openly defied Papa, and kicked and screamed lustily all the way upstairs.
He felt himself short of breath, and bereft of words.
As a bailiff, when well authorized by his writ, having possessed himself of the person of some unhappy debtor, views all his tears without concern; in vain the wretched captive attempts to raise compassion; in vain the tender wife bereft of her companion, the little prattling boy, or frighted girl, are mentioned as inducements to reluctance.
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.
I am so unhappy, and all that should have made me otherwise is so laid waste, that if I had been bereft of sense to this hour, and instead of being as learned as you think me, had to begin to acquire the simplest truths, I could not want a guide to peace, contentment, honour, all the good of which I am quite devoid, more abjectly than I do.
FORMER Labour leader Lord Kinnock broke down on live television as he described how his family were bereft after the "brutal" death of MP Jo Cox.
United are performing like a side bereft of confidence.
But if your toolbox is looking a little bereft of gadgetry, an addition from this collection could take some of the strain.
More England reborn than "England bereft," Mr Layhe.
Were it not for their facilities, the highly rated teenager would still be at Manchester United and the Hammers bereft of a gifted midfielder.
Our family has been left bereft by the loss of Amy, a wonderful daughter, sister, niece.
The statement said: "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.
Just as the Acropolis is bereft of the Elgin marbles, so St George''s hall is bereft of the embellishment of its original architecture.
Some 3,000 dog and cat owners took part in the poll, which showed just how highly they value their pets, with 34% equating the experience to the loss of a friend and one in 20 even admitting they felt more bereft at the death of a pet than that of a family member.