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bereft
used in Oryx and Crake

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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)
  • Why then does tie feel so dejected, so bereft?
    p. 169.2

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