widowhood

  1. the time of a woman's life when she is a widow
  2. the state of being a widow who has not remarried

widowhood

(from the article `Christianity`) The Christian congregation has traditionally cared for the poor, the sick, widows, and orphans. The Letter of James says: `Religion that is pure and ... In the 20th century dramatic changes have taken place in the patterns of marital dissolution caused by widowhood and divorce. Widowhood has long b...
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widowhood

[n] - the time of a woman`s life when she is a widow 2. [n] - the state of being a widow who has not remarried
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Widowhood

• (n.) Estate settled on a widow. • (n.) The state of being a widow; the time during which a woman is widow; also, rarely, the state of being a widower.
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widowhood

noun the state of being a widow who has not remarried
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Widowhood

Wid'ow¬∑hood noun 1. The state of being a widow; the time during which a woman is widow; also, rarely, the state of being a widower. « Johnson clung to her memory during a widowhood of more than thirty years.» Leslie Stephen. 2. Estate settled on a widow. [ ...
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