Words nearby bereft
How to use bereft in a sentence
Where we may once have pined for our cubicles or our commutes, we would now feel bereft without our porch swing and our sectional couch.Homecomings used to feel special. But that was before we spent all our time at home.|Liz Langley|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
She said she understands the need for more housing and economic growth but worries new construction will be both unaffordable and bereft of green space.Neighbors mount effort to defend Arlington’s trees from development|Justin Wm. Moyer|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
This is a party that is immune to facts and bereft of decency.
With a high temperature of 40 — four degrees below normal — and tree branches bereft of leaves, Saturday was obviously wintry.On Saturday, blue sky gave few signs of gathering storm|Martin Weil|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
Anyone seeking mutual understanding—let alone dignity—left bereft.
Bereft of a competitive 2016 primary, Democrats are backing candidates for Clinton campaign manager.
They happened to men, to women, to young and old, to scientists and sailors, to the bereft and to the content.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death|Patricia Pearson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was a teenage single mother in a place bereft of options and Isaias spoke to her about a land of promise.Somaly Mam, This Is What a Real Trafficking Victim Says|Michael Daly|May 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Kirsty, understandably, was not impressed at being dumped on her dream day, and her bereft wail filled the church.America, Presenting Your New Addiction: ‘The Archers’|Tim Teeman|April 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Sylvia breaks off their affair and begs Don to truly go home to Megan, he is visibly bereft.Every Woman Don Draper’s Hooked Up With on ‘Mad Men’|Amy Zimmerman|April 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She stood there as if Garnache's words had turned her into marble, bereft of speech through very rage.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
But he now spoke to one bereft of sense—of any feeling save that of choking, withering, blighting agony.Confessions of a Thug|Philip Meadows Taylor
Oh, heart-broken at the sight of one son dead and the other dying, I was bereft of reasoning!
If he fell, the monument would find itself bereft of all its elegance, split as by some long and irreparable crack.The Nabob|Alphonse Daudet
When it could be kept from him no longer the truth was broken to him gently, but it almost bereft him of reason.They Looked and Loved|Mrs. Alex McVeigh Miller