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bɪˈrɛftbereft

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bereft

    Synonyms:
    robbed, deprived, destitute, denied, spoiled

    Antonyms:
    endowed, enriched, compensated, consoled, possessed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bereft, lovelorn, unbelovedadjective

    unhappy in love; suffering from unrequited love

    Synonyms:
    lovelorn, unbeloved, grief-stricken, bereaved, sorrowing(a), mourning(a), grieving

    Antonyms:
    loved, joyful

  2. bereaved, bereft, grief-stricken, grieving, mourning(a), sorrowing(a)adjective

    sorrowful through loss or deprivation

    "bereft of hope"

    Antonyms:
    joyful, loved

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  1. List of paraphrases for "bereft":

    devoid, desperate

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#6496desperate
#16795deprived
#21584spoiled
#23850robbed
#27252devoid
#29563grieving
#43391destitute
#46890bereaved
#62097bereft
#133891lovelorn

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  1. Salvador Panelo:

    The resolution is grotesquely one-sided, outrageously narrow, and maliciously partisan, it reeks of nauseating politics completely devoid of respect for the sovereignty of our country, even as it is bereft of the gruesome realities of the drug menace.

  2. Mary Robinson:

    We need to make it clear that people are bereft of their own resources and we are seeing malnutrition and acute malnutrition among children, it's absolutely necessary to understand that this is the new normal.

  3. George Kostyrko:

    The governor's executive order calls on every Californian to help save water during this drought and it specifically includes limiting car washing and making sure to wash with recycled water, all over the state many Californians are rising to the challenge and there's always more conservation work to be done, George Kostyrko said. Unlike many commercial car washes, the county's facilities do not use recirculated water, The Daily News said. The supervisors declined to answer questions from The Daily News about the car washing. County public information officers and representatives for Garcetti had no immediate comment when contacted by Reuters. California is in its fourth year of a withering drought that has killed 12.5 million trees, forced farmers to fallow a half-million acres of land and left mountains bereft of snow that melts to replenish streams and reservoirs. Garcetti's.

  4. William Shakespeare:

    Lady you bereft me of all words, Only my blood speaks to you in my veins, And there is such confusion in my powers.

  5. Kathy Bates:

    I can’t believe Jimmy’s gone. Working with him on ‘Misery’ was one of the most profound experiences of my career, when you watch his performance, his terror, it’s as though he’s watching a snake. Brilliant. So many memories flooding back today. Jimmy saying, ‘Let’s get the most hyper guy in Hollywood and make him stay in bed for 15 weeks.’ We were so excited when we got to shoot in the dining room. He was kind. Hilarious. He would have something insightfully funny to say right now. I’m bereft. Sending all my love to the Caan family.


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