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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

How to pronounce bereaved?

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US English
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British
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Australian
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Indian

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How to use bereaved in a sentence?

  1. Peter Ustinov:

    Laughter would be bereaved if snobbery died.

  2. 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 ?

  3. 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.

  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. European Commission:

    We are all a little bereaved, yesterday was a terrible day for all those who love France and who love Paris.

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