Definitions for bereavement

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mourning, bereavement(noun)

    state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one


  1. bereavement(Noun)

    The state of being bereaved; deprivation; especially the loss of a relative by death

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bereavement(noun)

    the state of being bereaved; deprivation; esp., the loss of a relative by death

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Bereavement

    Refers to the whole process of grieving and mourning and is associated with a deep sense of loss and sadness.

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The family has suffered two bereavements recently.

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