bereaved person


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Noun1.bereaved person - a person who has suffered the death of someone they lovedbereaved person - a person who has suffered the death of someone they loved; "the bereaved do not always need to be taken care of"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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"Intellectually a nonentity," Ossipon pronounced aloud, abandoning suddenly the inward contemplation of Mrs Verloc's bereaved person and business.
Additionally, the bereaved person also experienced poorer social functioning and mental health following the death of a close friend.
And while you can understand it, it's very hard to live with if the bereaved person isn't moving on.
I think I went through the same five stages of grief that a bereaved person does [denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance].
Worden does not pretend there is "forgetting" but, in line with Kubler-Ross' interior attitude of "acceptance," posits that changes will happen if the relationship with the loved one is moved to a spiritual plane that frees the bereaved person from maintaining a sort of stasis.
We mumble a few words of sympathy and hurry away, or just avoid the bereaved person completely.
"Counsellors know in theory how to handle a bereaved person but none I encountered had walked with someone after the loss of a baby," says Wanjiru.
In each case, the book offers advice about what the bereaved person can do to help with their grief; emphasis is placed on talking about feelings with parents, friends and other family members.
Another bereaved person may feel called back to Catholic Mass to receive the spiritual sustenance of communion.
"I think that writing on the profiles of the dead is a beautiful, new way to express feelings - to yourself, and to other friends and family of the person who died - that really is not the same as a note to the bereaved person, what people usually did to mark the moment," Turkle reflected when I asked her about the practice.
| Create an environment in which |the bereaved person can be themselves and show their feelings, rather than having to put on a front.
"The time at which a bereaved person needs support can also vary.