bereft of (someone or something)

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bereft of (someone or something)

Completely lacking something. The children at the orphanage are bereft of any family members. After crying all day at the hospital, I was bereft of all emotion when I got home.
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bereft of someone or something

left without someone or something. (Bereft is the past participle of bereave, functioning here as an adjective.) Tom was bereft of all hope. The child was bereft of his parents.
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As a result, analysts suggest Turkey finds itself in a similar situation now to Israel last July, except that Ankara, a long-standing Nato ally, is bereft of US support for any move against the PKK, an aspect that riles the Turkish public, politicians and military.