Definition of bereft in English:


Pronunciation /bəˈreft/ /bəˈrɛft/

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  • 1bereft ofDeprived of or lacking (something)

    • ‘her room was stark and bereft of color’
    deprived of, robbed of, stripped of, denuded of
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  • 2(of a person) sad and lonely, especially through someone's death or departure.

    • ‘his death in 1990 left her bereft’


Late 16th century archaic past participle of bereave.