Definitions for bereavedbɪˈrivd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. (of a person) greatly saddened at being deprived by death of a loved one.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  2. (n.)the bereaved,a bereaved person or persons.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bereaved, bereaved person(adj)

    a person who has suffered the death of someone they loved

    "the bereaved do not always need to be taken care of"

  2. bereaved, bereft, grief-stricken, grieving, mourning(a), sorrowing(a)(adj)

    sorrowful through loss or deprivation

    "bereft of hope"


  1. bereaved(Adjective)

    having suffered the death of a loved one

    bereaved relatives

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bereaved

    of Bereave

Anagrams of bereaved

  1. beavered

Translations for bereaved

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


having lost, through death, someone dear

a bereaved mother.

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