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Definition of "bereavement" []

  • The state of being bereaved; deprivation; especially the loss of a relative by death (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bereavement" in a sentence
  • ""He Who Shapes", drawing as it does on Zelazny's own experience of car accidents and bereavement, is a good ending point for this first selection."
  • "Just as grief serves a purpose in bereavement, so the belief that they have been betrayed helps the United States to get over a defeat."
  • "What happened was that they removed from the manual something called the bereavement exclusion."