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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not having something needed or wanted. Feeling very sad and lonely.

Usage examples (36)
  • bereft of hope
  • She sits alone, lost in thought, her expression bereft, a tissue in her hand.
  • I wish that slogan never became so overused for it is merely become a catch phrase bereft of meaning. msspurlock said ...
  • Posted by: Mr. Slate at April 26, 2010 09: 03 PM (00r+V) 23 Sassy, I believe the term bereft is too highbrow for this type of thread for more
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