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bereft

adjective
 
 
/bɪˈreft/ formal
bereft of sth completely without something: They were bereft of new ideas.Lacking thingsScarce, inadequate and not enoughEssential or necessary
[never before noun] alone and extremely sad: She was left bereft by his death.Feeling sad and unhappy
Translations of “bereft”
in Spanish privado de…
in French privé de…
in German beraubt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 缺乏…的, 感到失落的…
in Russian опустошенный…
in Turkish yalnız ve son derece üzgün…
in Chinese (Simplified) 缺乏…的, 感到失落的…
in Polish opuszczony, osamotniony…
(Definition of bereft from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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