What does widowhood mean?

Definitions for widowhood
ˈwɪd oʊˌhʊdwid·ow·hood

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. widowhood(noun)

    the time of a woman's life when she is a widow

  2. widowhood(noun)

    the state of being a widow who has not remarried


  1. widowhood(Noun)

    The state or period of being a widow or widower

  2. Origin: From wydowhood, widewehad, equivalent to . Compare widowerhood.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Widowhood(noun)

    the state of being a widow; the time during which a woman is widow; also, rarely, the state of being a widower

  2. Widowhood(noun)

    estate settled on a widow

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Widowhood

    The state of having lost a marital partner by death.

How to pronounce widowhood?

  1. Alex
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How to say widowhood in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of widowhood in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of widowhood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of widowhood in a Sentence

  1. John Gay:

    The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits.

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