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Synonyms for bereaved
bɪˈrivdbe·reaved

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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"

    Synonyms:
    bereaved person

    Antonyms:
    joyful

  2. bereaved, bereft, grief-stricken, grieving, mourning(a), sorrowing(a)adjective

    sorrowful through loss or deprivation

    "bereft of hope"

    Antonyms:
    joyful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bereaved":

    afflicted, distressed, ill-fated, stricken

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#24108stricken
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How to use 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. Judge Kang Dong-hyeok:

    The defendant deserves a heavy jail term considering the pain the victim must have gone through, the bitter emotion that the victim had to end her life in a foreign country this way, and sadness for the victim's bereaved family who lost their beloved family member, the victim is now returning to her homeland as a corpse.

  3. Yoshihisa Furukawa:

    These are extremely brutal cases, taking precious lives for selfish reasons. I think these are terrible incidents not only for victims who lost their lives but also for bereaved families.

  4. 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.

  5. Ezron Mwasimba:

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


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