• bereavement /bɪˈriːvmənt/
1-[uncountable] the state of having lost a relative or close friend because they have died
: U 사별
the pain of an emotional crisis such as divorce or bereavement
이혼이나 사별 같은 정서적 위기로 인한 고통
a sense of bereavement
learning to cope with bereavement
2-[countable] the death of a relative or close friend
: C 가족[친지]의 사망, 상
A family bereavement meant that he could not attend the conference.
그는 집안에 상을 당해 그 회의에 참석할 수 없었다.
She had suffered three bereavements in quick succession.
[Oxford Collocations Dictionary for students of English]
함께 사용되는 단어
[명사]로 bereavement이(가) 사용될 때
recent | family
*VERB + bereavement
suffer | come to terms with, cope with, get over
He has suffered a bereavement.
*bereavement + NOUN
counselling/counseling, counsellor/counselor | leave(esp. AmE)
the pain of bereavement, the shock of bereavement
I was so sad to hear of your illness.
I want to express my sincere condolences for Fred's passing.
Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.