bereavement


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Synonyms for bereavement

Synonyms for bereavement

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

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Here in Christian England was a young woman in a state of bereavement, with so little idea of where to look for true comfort, that she actually expected to find it among her mother's friends
From the mournful ruin of such bereavement, there had slowly risen up this gentle, tender, guileless, grateful-hearted being.
She had never known anyone like her; her friends had hitherto been wholesome, normal, merry girls like herself, with only the average trials of human care and bereavement to shadow their girlish dreams.
Sapsea to suggest that the river should be dragged, that its banks should be rigidly examined, that particulars of the disappearance should be sent to all outlying places and to London, and that placards and advertisements should be widely circulated imploring Edwin Drood, if for any unknown reason he had withdrawn himself from his uncle's home and society, to take pity on that loving kinsman's sore bereavement and distress, and somehow inform him that he was yet alive.
But while poor Silas's loss served thus to brush the slow current of Raveloe conversation, Silas himself was feeling the withering desolation of that bereavement about which his neighbours were arguing at their ease.
They little know, who coldly talk of the poor man's bereavements, as a happy release from pain to the departed, and a merciful relief from expense to the survivor--they little know, I say, what the agony of those bereavements is.
Biddy, wise with previous bitter bereavements, had sat down on the edge of the sand, her fore-feet in the water, and was mouthing her woe.
The finding that there were fewer functional supports for widowers during early bereavement stages also has important implications for practice and policy.
Whilst each child's situation and the course of life following the death of a parent is unique, it is also the case that there are marked similarities between loss following bereavement and loss following separation and divorce (Robinson, 1991; Rowntree, 1998; Brown, 1999).
The current study assessed 125 conjugally bereaved persons using multiple self-report measures as indicators of personal adjustment and bereavement distress across three times of testing (initial, 6-month, and 3-year follow-up).
Bereavement specialist midwife and British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapyregistered counsellor Elaine Hamilton is in talks over the creation of the hospital's first dedicated suite which will be designed specifically with bereaved parents in mind.
A bereavement charity will extend its work to Scotland, thanks to a cash boost.
NEW law to provide for compassionate or bereavement leave are being proposed by MPs, says DANIEL KRIGERS, of Chadwick Lawrence The Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Bill 2017-19 was published on October 13.
SEVEN years ago bereaved mother Lucy Herd started a campaign for bereavement leave.