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bereaved

adjective Referring to the state of grief.
noun A grieving individual.
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He commiserated with the bereaved families and prayed for the recovery of those injured in the incident.
Support for Families Bereaved by Crime is a specialist setup, delivered by the Victim Support Scotland.
She said the nation shared grief of the bereaved and was proud of the sacrifices of its martyrs.
In a statement, the Army on Thursday said, "In this hour of grief, the Army stands in solidarity with the bereaved family and remains committed to their dignity and wellbeing.
The free event, which is open to any bereaved child in the Grampian area, is planned for Saturday June 15 from 11am to 4pm.
The special event can offer comfort and hope to bereaved parents and their families, as well as the opportunity to acknowledge and remember their babies.
"Bereaved females experienced a sharper fall in vitality, suffered greater deterioration in mental health, impaired emotional and social functioning than the male counterparts up to four years after the death," (https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0214838) said the researchers.
The bereaved heirs will be provided justice and the criminals will not escape from the law.
The police officers had to visit the bereaved family in Bhirkyo village near the Nabisar area of Umerkot as the protesters refused to bury the dead until his killers were arrested.
In her condolence message to the bereaved family, Dr.
The study found that the link between sleep disturbances and inflammation was two to three times higher for the bereaved spouses.
It is the time that the bereaved family expects to be comforted in all ways possible.