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bereft
used in The Remains of the Day

2 uses
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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)
  • But surely, Mr Stevens, there is no need to keep your room so stark and bereft of colour.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (9% in)
  • In fact - and this strikes one as rather curious - I cannot really recall seeing her more bereft than on that morning.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (23% in)

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