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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bereavement

    Misfortune is adverse fortune or any instance thereof, any untoward event, usually of lingering character or consequences, and such as the sufferer is not deemed directly responsible for; as, he had the misfortune to be born blind. Any considerable disappointment, failure, or misfortune, as regards outward circumstances, as loss of fortune, position, and the like, when long continued or attended with enduring consequences, constitutes adversity. For the loss of friends by death we commonly use affliction or bereavement. Calamity and disaster are used of sudden and severe misfortunes, often overwhelming; ill fortune and ill luck, of lighter troubles and failures. We speak of the misery of the poor, the hardships of the soldier. Affliction, chastening, trial, and tribulation have all an especially religious bearing, suggesting some disciplinary purpose of God with beneficent design. Affliction may be keen and bitter, but brief; tribulation is long and wearing. We speak of an affliction, but rarely of a tribulation, since tribulation is viewed as a continuous process, which may endure for years or for a lifetime; but we speak of our daily trials. Compare CATASTROPHE.

    Synonyms:
    adversity, affliction, blow, calamity, chastening, chastisement, disappointment, disaster, distress, failure, hardship, harm, ill, ill fortune, ill luck, misadventure, mischance, misery, misfortune, mishap, reverse, ruin, sorrow, stroke, trial, tribulation, trouble, visitation

    Antonyms:
    blessing, boon, comfort, consolation, good fortune, good luck, gratification, happiness, joy, pleasure, prosperity, relief, success, triumph

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bereavement

    Synonyms:
    destitution, affliction, deprivation, loss

    Antonyms:
    gift, blessing, donation, benefaction, compensation, reparation, restoration, reinstatement, substitution, restitution, consolation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mourning, bereavementnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    lamentation, mourning, bereavement

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bereavementnoun

    Synonyms:
    deprivation, loss (especially of friends by death)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bereavement":

    mourning, grief, grieving, mourn, death, affliction

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How to use BEREAVEMENT in a sentence?

  1. Fighter Winger:

    The entire base joins me in sending our deepest sympathies to the Tobar family during this period of bereavement, the bonds that tie the Air Force family together are strong, both down-range and at home station.

  2. Jon Radulovic:

    With the Brown family, there will probably be a lot of very difficult issues after Bobbi Kristina has passed away, and the hospice bereavement team would be there to help. [They] can hopefully offer support whether it is something that is a spiritual problem or a family dynamic issue.

  3. Gerard Hargraves:

    Did is a word of achievement Won't is a word of defeat Might is a word of bereavement Can't is a word of defeat Ought is a word of duty Try is a word each hour Will is a word of beauty Can is a word of power.

  4. Tom Dening:

    Some degree of guilt is so often present in normal bereavement -- we usually think of things that we might have done or said differently -- but it is likely to be exaggerated with Covid-19, our experience is going to be complicated by the fact that we may feel that our loved one has died isolated and unsupported by us.

  5. Henri Nouwen:

    When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares.

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