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Bereft


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It is an adjective
Meaning : deprived of, without.i.e. without the substance.If anything is not complete or anything that is expected is lacking and we want to specify that incompleteness then we use bereft .This is also used to refer to suffering occurred due to some deprivation.


Synonyms : devoid, deprived, robbed,desolated,naked,stripped,forsaken,cut off,

Related forms:
bereavement - noun
bereaved - adj

Antonyms : filled with,complete, contented


Sample Usage

1)His statements are bereft of any truth.
2) She is bereft of all happiness as she lost her husband.
3) They are bereft of their dignity and that shows their nature.
4)They are bereft of hope seeing the scoring of opposition team.


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