Examples of bereavement in a Sentence
- The following May, my wife and I flew to London for my father's funeral. Pam, determined to wrangle us an upgrade to business class on the strength of my bereavement, gave the British Airways ticketing clerk two passports and a sob story. —John Haney, Gourmet, January 2003
- In the sections of her book that should prove an enduring contribution to the literature of grief, Ms. Gilbert recounts her free fall into widowhood, starting with that modern rite of bereavement, the erasing of the answering-machine message. —James S. Kunen, New York Times Book Review, 19 Mar. 1995
- In any case, sadness and loss of interest and drive during periods of bereavement are expected and normal. If Mozart had not been upset by his parents' deaths, his wife's illnesses, and his separations from her, he would be less than human. —William A. Frosch, Musical Quarterly, 1990
a period of grief after bereavement
people who have recently suffered bereavements
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To deal with a low mood brought on by relationship breakups, job loss or change, bereavement, sickness, sheer having-a-bad-dayness.
Vajentic, who had worked as a bereavement coordinator at a hospice, used that framework to set up Lifebanc's support program.
The three-year agreement, which expires in 2020, includes wage increases and improvements in bereavement leave, and allows new hires to more rapidly reach the maximum salary level.
Only one other organ procurement organization in the country, as far as Vajentic knew at the time, offered bereavement services.
One of those charities was A Caring Hand, The Billy Esposito Foundation, which continues to provide bereavement services for children and their families in New York City.
Two games back from a two-week bereavement leave, Charlotte Hornets small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist will guard one of the NBA’s most dangerous scorers Friday, in James Harden.
A player can be on the bereavement list for a minimum for three days and maximum of seven days.
Often they are inspired to go for short hair after a life-changing event, such as divorce or bereavement, but most often people in their thirties, forties and fifties are just ready to make a change.
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