Definitions for mourn
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mourn.
"She is mourning her dead child"
observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one
To express sadness or sorrow for; to grieve over (especially a death).
Etymology: murnan, cognate with French morne.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The muse that mourns him now his happy triumph sung. Dryden.
Portius himself oft falls in tears before me,
As if he mourn’d his rival’s ill success. Joseph Addison, Cato.
The love-lorn nightingale
Nightly to thee her sad song mourneth well. John Milton.
Etymology: murnan , Saxon.
Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep. Genes.
I mourn in my complaint. Psal. lv. 2.
This day is holy; mourn not, nor weep. Neh. viii. 9.
The people shall mourn over it. Hos. x. 5.
My vineyard being desolate, mourneth unto me. Jer. xii.
They made an appointment to mourn with him, and to comfort him. Job ii. 11.
They rejoice at the presence of the sun, and mourn at the absence thereof. Francis Bacon, Nat. Hist. №. 493.
We mourn in black; why mourn we not in blood? William Shakespeare.
Friends in sable weeds appear,
Grieve for an hour, perhaps they mourn a year;
They bear about the mockery of woe
To midnight dances, and the puppet-show. Alexander Pope.
The days of mourning for my father are at hand, then will I slay Jacob. Gen. xxvii. 41.
Feign thyself to be a mourner, and put on mourning apparel. 2 Sam. xiv. 2.
Publish it that she is dead;
Maintain a mourning ostentation,
Hang mournful epitaphs. William Shakespeare, Much about nothing.
to express or to feel grief or sorrow; to grieve; to be sorrowful; to lament; to be in a state of grief or sadness
to wear the customary garb of a mourner
to grieve for; to lament; to deplore; to bemoan; to bewail
to utter in a mournful manner or voice
Etymology: [AS. murnan; akin to OS. mornian, OHG. mornen, Goth. marnan.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of mourn in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of mourn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
On behalf of the nation, I would particularly like to express my profound gratitude for the valor and sacrifice of those who have laid down their lives to keep us safe, to remember their families who mourn, and to recognize those who continue to serve in order to safeguard our freedoms.
Despite long distances, we feel empathy and mourn the death of innocent people.
It has been a difficult time in all of our lives, and there are certainly many hard days ahead, it is, I think, especially important in these times of trouble to try to hold on to moments of joy and moments of happiness. Even as we mourn the loss of loved ones, we are also blessed with new life and new love.
There will be time to mourn when he dies, until that day, I will love and cherish and celebrate him and try to make each day as loving and happy and comfortable as possible for him.
We’re here again less than a month after many of us came together to mourn the death of Michelle Go, how much more do we have to do this?
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- roujeWestern Frisian
- caoin, caoidhScottish Gaelic
- 悼む, 悲しむJapanese
- treuren, rouwenDutch
- [[estar]] [[de luto]], lamentarPortuguese
- горева́ть, скорбе́ть, опла́киватьRussian
- опла́кувати, скорбо́тиUkrainian
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