bereft

All Noun Adjective Verb
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  • I cannot tell how we shall do, bereft of our father in Christ. Cited from Andrew Golding, by Annie E. Keeling
  • He is described as seven feet tall and completely bereft of body hair.
  • And she of whom seven years ago death had bereft him? Cited from Barbara Blomberg, by Georg Ebers, v2
  • The small street boy was, for the first time in his life, bereft of speech! Cited from Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • She sat like one bereft of all power of speech or motion. Cited from Gascoyne, The Sandal Wood Trader, by R. M. Ballantyne
  • MARY found herself bereft of both her lovers nearly at the same time. Cited from Marriage, by Susan Edmonstone Ferrier
  • A broken old man, bereft of reason -- surely they would not trouble him! Cited from The Purple Land, by W. H. Hudson
  • Were you of your sense bereft When but now my room you left And appeared before her sight? Cited from The Wonder-Working Magician, by Calderon
  • And now, once more she sat, bereft of everything, and waiting for she knew not what. Cited from Franklin Kane, by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • Is it not enough that I am bereft of both my brothers, but must my mother follow too? Cited from Excellent Women, by Various
  • His manner was like that of one suddenly bereft of reason. Cited from After The Storm, by T. S. Arthur
  • On a chair in the middle of the floor he sat, like a man bereft of all. Cited from Mary Marston, by George MacDonald
  • In his presence they were bereft of speech and almost of ideas. Cited from Great Events by Famous Historians, V12,Ed. Johnson
  • I will be the one bereft, if you leave me. Cited from The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories, by Gertrude Atherton
  • I walk alone, without one brother left, And thus of natural aid am I bereft. Cited from Chinese Literature, by Anonymous
  • He did not sound like a man bereft of reason. Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
  • When I learned the sad truth I was like one bereft of reason. Cited from The Path of Duty, and Other Stories, by H. S. Caswell
  • Now in a thing bereft of movement, which is always the same, there is no before or after. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part I (Prima Pars), by Thomas Aquinas
  • But pain itself makes us aware of the importance of health when we are bereft of it. Cited from Theodicy, by G. W. Leibniz
  • Her father's death must have bereft her of reason. Cited from The World's Greatest Books, Vol. I, Ed. by Arthur Mee & J. A. Hammerton
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