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widowed

[ wid-ohd ]
/ ˈwɪd oʊd /
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adjective
having lost one’s spouse to death:The author has created a believably deluded narrator, a popular high school senior who plays football and lives with his widowed father.
noun
Usually the widowed . a person or persons who have lost a spouse to death:How do we offer strength and support to the aging, the widowed, the displaced, and others whose lives have been disrupted?
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OTHER WORDS FROM widowed

un·wid·owed, adjective
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