- the time of a woman's life when she is a widow
- weduwschap, weduwstaat
- the state of being a widow who has not remarried
- Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control.
- Non-contributory widowhood pension (Regulatory Decree No 52/81 of 11 November 1981).