Definition of widowerhood in English:

widowerhood

noun

  • The state or condition of being a widower; the period of time during which a man is a widower.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Robert Burns (1759–1796), poet. From widower + -hood, after widowhood.

Pronunciation

widowerhood

/ˈwɪdəʊəhʊd/