What does bereaved mean?

Definitions for bereavedbɪˈrivd

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bereaved.

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Peter Ustinov:

    Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.

  2. Tom Ast:

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

  3. Ezron Mwasimba:

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

  4. Isseki Maeda:

    Bereaved families often feel guilty and wonder if they could do more for the patient, if they believed sedation shortened survival, their guilty feeling may become deeper. Our study indicated that continuous deep sedation did not shorten patient life or change patient’s dying process.

  5. Pasqualina Perrig-Chiello:

    Public knowledge about spousal loss in old age has in general a negative connotation -- bereavement is usually seen as an individual issue, however bereaved individuals vary considerably in their reactions to loss, and little is known on how the historical context contributes to adaptation to spousal loss.

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