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bereft
used in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler)

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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)
  • Like a lioness caught in the toils with huntsmen hemming her in on every side she thought and thought till she sank into a slumber, and lay on her bed bereft of thought and motion.
    Book 4 (94% in)
  • When the wine had got into his head, he went mad and did ill deeds about the house of Peirithous; this angered the heroes who were there assembled, so they rushed at him and cut off his ears and nostrils; then they dragged him through the doorway out of the house, so he went away crazed, and bore the burden of his crime, bereft of understanding.
    Book 21 (70% in)

There are no more uses of "bereft" in The Odyssey by Homer - (translated by: Butler).

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