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synonyms for bereavement

  • sorrow
  • affliction
  • deprivation
  • distress
  • misfortune
  • tribulation
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antonyms for bereavement

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  • comfort
  • happiness
  • health
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How to use bereavement in a sentence

When most people think about grief, “they go immediately to bereavement loss,” said Litsa Williams, a licensed clinical social worker and co-founder of the online support community What’s Your Grief.
POLITICS AND CONSPIRACY THEORIES ARE FRACTURING RELATIONSHIPS. HERE’S HOW TO GRIEVE THOSE BROKEN BONDS.JEFF SCHRUMFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“We’ve seen a rise in creative bereavements,” Pitsillides says.
THE WAY WE EXPRESS GRIEF FOR STRANGERS IS CHANGINGTANYA BASUDECEMBER 3, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
If you’re lucky enough to have guaranteed bereavement time, it’s likely still restricted to immediate relatives.
5 BETTER WAYS TO HELP YOUR EMPLOYEES MOURN AT THE OFFICEMARIA ASPANSEPTEMBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
Every single grief expert Fortune spoke to criticized the country’s lack of federally guaranteed bereavement time—and the few days generally provided by the employers who do offer it.
5 BETTER WAYS TO HELP YOUR EMPLOYEES MOURN AT THE OFFICEMARIA ASPANSEPTEMBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
Only Oregon has passed a law guaranteeing bereavement leave to workers employed in the state, although a similar bill has been under consideration in California.
5 BETTER WAYS TO HELP YOUR EMPLOYEES MOURN AT THE OFFICEMARIA ASPANSEPTEMBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
Loss, where she was concerned, involved a permanent and irremediable bereavement—no substitute was conceivable.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In moments of utter bereavement who has not felt, to the heart's core, the tender attachment of a faithful dog?
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
For the moment the child was hers, she suffered pangs of maternal bereavement that seemed to tear her breast and twist her heart.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
I hand on your own advice to you in case you have forgotten it, as I know one is apt to do in seasons of bereavement.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
One outward sign only remained of his late bereavement—his mourning dress.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
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