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bereaved
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
a person who has suffered the death of someone they loved
  • 'Good Lord!' says he, 'Camilla, what can it signify so long as the poor bereaved little things are in black?'
    Chapter 11 (15% in)
  • I judged him to be a bachelor from the frayed condition of his linen, and he appeared to have sustained a good many bereavements; for he wore at least four mourning rings, besides a brooch representing a lady and a weeping willow at a tomb with an urn on it.
    Chapter 21 (7% in)
  • And if he asked me why I wanted it, and why I thought I had any right to it, I would tell him, little as he cared for such poor dreams, that I had loved Estella dearly and long, and that although I had lost her, and must live a bereaved life, whatever concerned her was still nearer and dearer to me than anything else in the world.
    Chapter 51 (49% in)

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