Refers to the feeling of loss a person may experience after the death of a loved one. It is the state or condition of being in mourning or grieving, a feeling of deep sorrow.

Bereavement is a natural response to the loss of a loved one and can involve a range of emotions, including sadness, anger, guilt, and confusion. It can also have physical and psychological effects, such as difficulty sleeping, loss of appetite, and feelings of loneliness or isolation.