Synonyms of 'bereavement'
lossDictionary, death, misfortune
those who have suffered a bereavement
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An affliction is something which causes physical or mental suffering.
Hay fever is an affliction that arrives at an early age.
Death is the permanent end of the life of a person or animal.
There had been a death in the family.
Thesaurus for bereavement from the Collins English Thesaurus
Bereavement is the sorrow you feel or the state you are in when a relative or close friend dies .