What does mourn mean?

Definitions for mourn
mɔrn, moʊrnmourn

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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

Wiktionary

  1. mourn(Noun)

    Sorrow, grief.

    Etymology: murnan, cognate with French morne.

  2. mourn(Verb)

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

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Mourn(verb)

    to wear the customary garb of a mourner

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

  3. Mourn(verb)

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

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

  4. Mourn(verb)

    to utter in a mournful manner or voice

    Etymology: [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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Numerology

  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. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez:

    Sadly, we mourn another fatality in Orihuela.

  2. Lucy Somers:

    We ask that all of Luke's family members be allowed to mourn in peace.

  3. Roger Turner:

    It is a somber day for the entire Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command as we mourn this tremendous loss, our thoughts and prayers remain with their families and loved ones during this extremely difficult time.

  4. Martial:

    If you want him to mourn, you had best leave him nothing.

  5. Grace Huang:

    Everything has revolved around her case and our situation, we haven't had a chance to really say goodbye and mourn. We just really want to be able to honor her place in our lives with our friends and family and that hasn't happened yet.

Images & Illustrations of mourn

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