bereft of (someone or something)(redirected from bereft of it)
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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.