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mourned, past participle; mourns, 3rd person singular present; mourning, present participle; mourned, past tense;
  1. Feel or show deep sorrow or regret for (someone or their death), typically by following conventions such as the wearing of black clothes
    • - Isabel mourned her husband
    • - she had to mourn for her friends who died in the accident
  2. Feel regret or sadness about (the loss or disappearance of something)
    • - publishers mourned declining sales of hardback fiction

  1. feel sadness; "She is mourning her dead child"
  2. observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one
  3. (mourning) bereaved: sorrowful through loss or deprivation; "bereft of hope"
  4. (mourning) lamentation: the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief
  5. Mourning is, in the simplest sense, synonymous with grief over the death of someone. The word is also used to describe a cultural complex of behaviours in which the bereaved participate or are expected to participate. ...
  6. Sorrow, grief; To express sadness or sorrow for; to grieve over (especially a death)
  7. (mourning) The act of expressing or feeling sorrow or regret; lamentation; Feeling or expressing sorrow over someone's death; The traditional clothes worn by those who mourn (in Western societies, typically coloured black)
  8. (mourning) the period of time following a loss. Similar to grief and bereavement, a loss may be of a loved one, death, or loss of an ideal (divorce, job, home, etc.). Mourning may be short or very long and may relate to cultural and religious customs.
  9. ("Mourning") is a state related to "bereavement," referring to the expression of sorrow for a person who has died, or the regret for a thing that is lost or past. To be "in mourning" refers to a state in a more sociological sense. ...
  10. (MOURNING) An outward covering of black, put on by the relatives of any deceased person of consequence, or by persons succeeding to a large fortune, as an emblem of their grief upon so melancholy an event. — Aristocratic Satire.
  11. (MOURNING) Feeling the loss of something important to you; holding onto old beliefs or ideas and reluctant to let them go / Wordplay on 'morning'
  12. (MOURNING) Sorrow over bereavement.
  13. (Mourning (penthos)) Deep sorrow of the soul. The mourning according to God is an energy of the divine grace and is closely linked with repentance, weeping, tears. ...
  14. (Mourning) Certain behaviors and rituals, such as weeping and visiting a gravesite, which help a grieving person experience, accept, and adjust to the loss.
  15. (Mourning) In the house where someone has died, traditionally no fire should be lit to prepare food for three days. Those who come to express their condolences bring along food for the bereaved, usually a very simple couscous and hard-boiled eggs. ...
  16. (Mourning) Rings made especially to mark the death of a loved one. Often called 'memento mori' rings. Rare examples survive intact and are highly collectable.
  17. (Mourning) The external expression of grief — grief gone public. The outward expression of sorrow manifested in dress, actions, and performance of routine activities. See Bereavement and Grief.
  18. (Mourning) The process by which people adapt to a loss as, for example, the death of someone near and dear. Mourning is influenced by cultural customs, rituals, and society's rules for coping with loss.
  19. (Mourning) The sober memorial time that falls between night and midday.
  20. (Mourning) To dream that you wear mourning, omens ill luck and unhappiness. If others wear it, there will be disturbing influences among your friends causing you unexpected dissatisfaction and loss. To lovers, this dream foretells misunderstanding and probable separation.
  21. (Mourning) Weep not too much for the dead, or you may have some one else to weep for: weep three days, mourn seven, and put aside ornaments thirty. If you do more, God will say, "Are you more pitiful than I?" ("Sefer Ḥasidim," p. 15).
  22. (Mourning) the period or interval during which a person grieves or formally expresses grief.
  23. (mourning) The state of a weakling when it has suffered bereavements following a garbage collection, and before it has been able to complete repairs to the damage.
  24. Mourning is distress arising from the untimely absence of a beloved object.
  25. (verb) -- to feel sad about the loss of something or someone