bereavement

[ bih-reev-muh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF bereavement

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You who knew her will realize the depth and extent of my bereavement.

Something to strive for we demand, even at the risk of bereavement.

He remembered, just in time, to express regret at Miss Simpson's bereavement.

Loving her as he did, he was glad, and realized not his bereavement.

And you remember how pleasures mingle with pains in lamentation and bereavement?

I condole with you in your bereavement, but it is the fortune of war.

As my bereavement is only a sham, I perform the affliction without difficulty.

It is now two months and more since this bereavement befell her.

The loss of that favor in which, as in a sunshine, he basked, is a bereavement too great to be borne.

The episode had made him reconsider, like a great sickness or a bereavement.

WORD ORIGIN

1731, from bereave + -ment.

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