What does bereaved mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bereaved, bereaved personadjective

    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)adjective

    sorrowful through loss or deprivation

    "bereft of hope"


  1. bereavedadjective

    having suffered the death of a loved one

    bereaved relatives

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bereaved

    of Bereave

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bereaved in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bereaved in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of bereaved in a Sentence

  1. Greg Hughes:

    When it comes to a bullying culture, you can't just leave it to the victims -- the bereaved parents -- to do the work of removing this abhorrent behavior, facebook Messenger has done incredible things. They are so forward thinking. Why can't they come up with the technology, with the algorithm to find a solution to this problem ?

  2. European Commission:

    We are all a little bereaved, yesterday was a terrible day for all those who love France and who love Paris.

  3. Ezron Mwasimba:

    We have gathered compelling evidence against the accused persons including from members of the bereaved family who had identified them.

  4. Tom Ast:

    The idea of them taking advantage of somebody that was bereaved and mourning the loss of his wife, that upset me.

  5. Peter Ustinov:

    Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.

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    a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
    • A. match
    • B. bias
    • C. gauge
    • D. equity

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