Recent Examples of widowhood from the Web
His producer eventually introduced him to Lustig, and to his story of widowhood and grief.
The beginning of Victoria's mourning dovetailed with the American Civil War, when widowhood became widespread and black dresses became a common sight.
Divorce and widowhood are still a financial shock for women, though many have been in the workforce for decades, according to the Allianz Women, Money, and Power study from insurance company Allianz Life.
This kind of widowhood wasn’t that different from throwing herself on her husband’s funeral pyre.
Prayer took us both through abusive marriages and later on, widowhood at a young age.
She was shielded from the financial disaster that often accompanies sudden widowhood, but in every other way she was unprotected from great pain.
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First Known Use of widowhood
before 12th century
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