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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative.

Usage examples (30)
  • After he died, I sat shivah and then I began classes.
  • The day after the shivah, I went back and started to work again.
  • Kim's funeral was Thursday, and he'd been sitting shivah since then.
  • The next week, right after the shivah, Mike came home on a Friday night. for more
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