bereft
[ bih-reft ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late 16th century; English archaic past participle of bereave.
Synonyms
  • beggared
  • deprived
  • destitute
  • impoverished
  • without
Antonyms
  • full
  • happy
Definition
deprived
Example
The ER doctor was bereft of sleep and in a horrible mood.
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