bereft of reason

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Now the people being mad with hunger, and altogether bereft of reason and the knowledge of truth, cried out--'/The king
This destructive power and its violent nature can now be observed in (just as it was in Europe during the Dark Ages through the behaviour of a Christian ideology) the deeds of ISIL, that appear bereft of reason and devoid of compassion.
Are we so bereft of reason and compassion that we can never crawl out of the sewers of barbarism?
Calling the parliamentarians a group of ''phony politicians bereft of reason,'' the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said the lecture given them by An Myong Jin on Aug.
He must be bereft of reason if he thinks he should have been a favoured son.