Bereft

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Bereft 

  • (adj) deprived of or lacking (something). “her room was stark and bereft of colour”
  • (adj) (of a person) sad and lonely, especially through someone’s death or departure. “his death in 1990 left her bereft”

Bereft meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  •  प्यार में दुखी

Bereft  origin

  • late 16th century: archaic past participle of bereave.

Bereft in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Budget 2019 ‘bereft of any reforms’, is an insipid budget: P …, “The Modi government treats India as one big state government and has taken upon itself to do things that are the right and duty of state …
  • Bereft of benefits, labourers push for online registration, Tribune News Service. Karnal, June 19. Hundreds of labourers under the banner of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) today protested in the city …
  • Why India should not outlaw cryptocurrencies, India needs to be open to the possibility of using cryptocurrencies for … and heists that leave the unwary and the unsavvy bereft of their savings.
  • Uruguay Not Copa America Favourites: Tabarez, Japan have come under criticism by some commentators here for choosing an inexperienced squad that is bereft of several senior players.
  • Is There Any Ideology Left in Indian Politics?, In independent India, the ideological Hindutva elements existed within … the party seems to be bereft of ideas, save the desire to win elections.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Bereft 

  • bereft = beer + left and therefore DEPRIVED of beer
  • a man deprived of something drinks BEER

Bereft pronunciation


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