Sad, happy and funny

bereft
(adj)
bǝ-REFT
Meaning

deprived of; lacking

1st Sample Sentence

He is a completely useless person, bereft of talent, intelligence, and ambition.

Mnemonics

be+reft--reft sounds like left, imagine a man who is left alone after his girlfriend left him or deprived of someone lovable. bereft = beer + left and therefore DEPRIVED of beer

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