a person who has suffered the death of someone they loved;
"the bereaved do not always need to be taken care of"
sorrowful through loss or deprivation;
"bereft of hope"
- We do not know how to soothe the bereaved mother.
- We extended our condolences to the bereaved family.
- The bereaved is/are still in mourning.
- The bereaved were comforted by their friends.