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bereft
used in Beloved

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Definition
lacking something that is desired

or:

suffered great sadness because of loss or lack of something expected or strongly desired

or:

deprived (taken away something that is desired)
  • During, before and after the War he had seen Negroes so stunned, or hungry, or tired or bereft it was a wonder they recalled or said anything.
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