Definition of Bereaved

1. Noun. A person who has suffered the death of someone they loved. "The bereaved do not always need to be taken care of"

Exact synonyms: Bereaved Person
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul



2. Adjective. Sorrowful through loss or deprivation. "Bereft of hope"
Exact synonyms: Bereft, Grief-stricken, Grieving, Mourning, Sorrowing
Similar to: Sorrowful

Definition of Bereaved

1. Adjective. having suffered the death of a loved one ¹

2. Verb. (past of bereave) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bereaved

1. bereave [v] - See also: bereave

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Literary usage of Bereaved

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1. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1910)
"THE bereaved The moon within our casement beams, Our blue-eyed babe hath dropped to sleep, And I have left it to its dreams, Amid the shadows deep, ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1831)
"8vo, pp. 20. London: Rivington*, 1830. 5. Sketches of Genius, and other Poems. By D. Corkindale. 12mo. pp. lib'. London: Robins, 1831. 6. The bereaved ..."

3. The Little Book of American Poets, 1787-1900 by Jessie Belle Rittenhouse (1915)
"bereaved' LET me come in where you sit weeping, — aye, Let me, who have not any child to die, Weep with you for the little one whose love I have known ..."

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