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bereft (adj.)

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

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Definitions of bereft

bereft (adj.)
sorrowful through loss or deprivation;
bereft of hope
Synonyms: bereaved / grief-stricken / grieving / mourning / sorrowing
bereft (adj.)
unhappy in love; suffering from unrequited love;
Synonyms: lovelorn / unbeloved
From wordnet.princeton.edu