What does mourn mean?

Definitions for mourn
mɔrn, moʊrnmourn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mourn.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mourn(verb)

    feel sadness

    "She is mourning her dead child"

  2. mourn(verb)

    observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one


  1. mourn(Noun)

    Sorrow, grief.

  2. mourn(Verb)

    To express sadness or sorrow for; to grieve over (especially a death).

  3. Origin: murnan, cognate with French morne.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mourn(verb)

    to express or to feel grief or sorrow; to grieve; to be sorrowful; to lament; to be in a state of grief or sadness

  2. Mourn(verb)

    to wear the customary garb of a mourner

  3. Mourn(verb)

    to grieve for; to lament; to deplore; to bemoan; to bewail

  4. Mourn(verb)

    to utter in a mournful manner or voice

  5. Origin: [AS. murnan; akin to OS. mornian, OHG. mornen, Goth. marnan.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mourn

    mōrn, v.i. to grieve: to be sorrowful: to wear mourning.—v.t. to grieve for: to utter in a sorrowful manner.—n. Mourn′er, one who mourns, one who attends a funeral in mourning-dress, esp. one of those related to the deceased.—adj. Mourn′ful, mourning: causing or expressing sorrow: feeling grief.—adv. Mourn′fully.—n. Mourn′fulness.—adj. Mourn′ing, grieving: lamenting.—n. the act of expressing grief: the dress of mourners, or other tokens of mourning.—ns. Mourn′ing-bride, the sweet scabious; Mourn′ing-cloak, an undertaker's cloak, formerly worn at a funeral; Mourn′ing-coach, a closed carriage for carrying mourners to a funeral; Mourn′ing-dove, the common American turtle-dove.—adv. Mourn′ingly.—ns. Mourn′ing-piece, a picture intended to be a memorial of the dead; Mourn′ing-ring, a ring worn in memorial of a dead person; Mourn′ing-stuff, a lustreless black dress fabric, as crape, cashmere, &c., for making mourning clothes. [A.S. murnan, meornan; Old High Ger. mornēn, to grieve.]

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How to say mourn in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mourn in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mourn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of mourn in a Sentence

  1. Carlow University:

    We mourn her loss.

  2. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez:

    Sadly, we mourn another fatality in Orihuela.

  3. The Guardian:

    We mourn together with her relatives and friends.

  4. Horace:

    If you wish me to weep, you must mourn first yourself.

  5. Jesus Christ:

    Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Images & Illustrations of mourn

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