meaning of bereft

bereft meaning in General Dictionary

imp amp p p of Bereave

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  • unsatisfied in love; struggling with unrequited love
  • sorrowful through loss or starvation
  • of Bereave
  • imp. & p. p. of Bereave.

bereft meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., past participle adjective from bereave (v.).


bereft meaning in General Dictionary

of Bereave

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  • imp. & p. p. of Bereave.

Sentence Examples with the word bereft

If it were otherwise - if it were rescued from the law of gravitation on the one hand, and bereft of independent movement on the other, it would float about uncontrolled and uncontrollable like an ordinary balloon.

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