English version

bereavement in Death topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbereavementbe‧reave‧ment /bəˈriːvmənt/ noun [countable, uncountable]  formalMX when someone loses a close friend or relative because they have died depression caused by bereavement or divorce
Examples from the Corpus
bereavementIn these examples we see death and bereavement, together with other losses as an important aspect of work in counselling elderly people.It will be said that children should maintain their innocence and should be protected from such distressing subjects as bereavement.Certain life events, such as bereavement or other loss, can produce the same discouraged state of mind.Certain health education topics such as bereavement, child abuse and education for parenthood were omitted by large numbers of schools.I have had counselling, bereavement counselling, psychotherapy, drug therapy, and hypnotherapy.Trans World Airlines, which says it usually waves advance-purchase requirements in bereavement cases, appears to be an exception.One of his more excessive claims was that the abrupt ending of a relationship could be more damaging than bereavement.