Translation of "bereft" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /bɪˈreft/ us formal

feeling great loss

After the last of their children had left home the couple felt utterly bereft.
bereft of something

not having something

despojado de algo
Alone now and almost penniless, he was bereft of hope.

(Translation of “bereft” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /biˈreft/

(with of) (formal) having had something taken away

privado de
The shocking news left her bereft of speech.

(Translation of “bereft” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)