Meaning of “bereft” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “bereft” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /bɪˈreft/

having to do without something or someone and suffering from the loss:

I do hope he won't leave us utterly bereft of his wit and wisdom.

(Definition of “bereft” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)