feel lost without (someone or something)

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feel lost without (someone or something)

To feel unable to function or understand things clearly without someone or something; to feel helpless without someone or something. Ever since Mom died, I just feel lost without her. When it comes to repairing things, I usually feel lost without instructional videos. I'd feel lost without my assistant—she's the only one who keeps my crazy life remotely organized.
See also: feel, lost, without

be/feel ˈlost without somebody/something

feel unable to work or live without somebody/something: I left my watch at home and I feel lost without it.I’m completely lost without my diary.
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Almost a fifth of parents believe their under 16-year-olds are "addicted" to gadgets, while more than a quarter say their children would feel lost without them.
Each mentioned the absence of their new partners and another theme I Feel Lost Without Them emerged.
Their multiple capabilities prove to be so vital that their users literally feel lost without them when they lose power and are therefore temporarily unavailable.
Now, there's no stopping mobiles - they include instant messaging, email, applications including Facebook, have video and photo capabilities - it's no wonder students feel lost without them.
com, who did the poll, said: "Mobile phones have become a big part of our lives and many would feel lost without them.
I have, however, heard their use in football reports defended on the ground that the public expects them, and would feel lost without them.