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Synonyms for bereaved

Synonyms for bereaved

a person who has suffered the death of someone they loved

sorrowful through loss or deprivation

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I pass over Alfred Inglethorp, who acted the bereaved widower in a manner that I felt to be disgusting in its hypocrisy.
Then all her time and tenderness were devoted to the consolation and comfort of the bereaved old father, who was stunned by the blow which had befallen him, and stood utterly alone in the world.
The key proffered him by the bereaved widower being a large one, he slips his two-foot rule into a side-pocket of his flannel trousers made for it, and deliberately opens his flannel coat, and opens the mouth of a large breast-pocket within it before taking the key to place it in that repository.
I would discover at odd times (generally about mid night) that I was totally inexperienced, greatly ig norant of business, and hopelessly unfit for any sort of command; and when the steward had to be taken to the hospital ill with choleraic symptoms I felt bereaved of the only decent person at the after end of the ship.
Intellectually a nonentity," Ossipon pronounced aloud, abandoning suddenly the inward contemplation of Mrs Verloc's bereaved person and business.
That bereaved lady, fifteen years older than he, fell presently at deadly feud with her only relative, Lady Scadgers; and, partly to spite her ladyship, and partly to maintain herself, went out at a salary.
repeated Fanny, relinquished by the bereaved Sparkler, and taking her seat.
They reached the spot where the bereaved husband stood: and stopped.
Even organ-grinders earn their living, and everyone will see at once that we are different, that we are an honourable and bereaved family reduced to beggary.
Direct services offering support to bereaved children and their families include residential weekends, social events and oneto-one work when grief is complicated.
The chief minister prayed that may Allah, The Almighty, rest the departed souls in eternal peace and grant courage and strength to the bereaved families to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude.
In a statement issued here the CM has expressed sympathies and condolence with the bereaved families of the martyrs and has prayed for the eternal peace of the departed souls.
A LEADING charity for the bereaved said yesterday almost 300,000 people face their first Christmas without a loved one each year.
A TYNESIDE MP is backing a campaign to support families bereaved by asbestosrelated cancer.
A SERVICE of remembrance for bereaved parents and their relatives will be held next month.