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bereaved

be·reaved

bereaved

 
 
pronunciation:
b rivd
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: in a state of grief over the death of a friend or relative.
The bereaved widow wore black.He was so bereaved that he spoke to no one for months.
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part of speech: noun
definition: the survivors of a recently deceased person (usu. prec. by the).
Friends and neighbors came to express their sympathy to the bereaved.