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


  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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  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. Avijit Roy:

    Islamist radicals are behind my son's murder, we mourn but we are not out.

  2. Howard Finkelstein:

    There is no way anyone can minimize the tragedy of what took place, it’s time to mourn; it’s time to figure outhow to prevent future tragedies.He should spend the rest of his life in prison, but he does not deserve to die.

  3. Mahabharata:

    Those men are wise who do not desire the unattainable, who do not love to mourn over what is lost, and are not overwhelmed by calamities.

  4. James Shea:

    Director of Public Safety James Shea told reporters Friday. Based on what we know now, the amount of guns, the amount of ammunition, the fact that they had explosive devices -- we would have to assume they planned to do a lot more damage than we allowed them to do. THOUSANDS MOURN, ATTEND FUNERALS FOR Jersey City SHOOTING VICTIMS Police officers stand near the scene of a gun fight at a kosher supermarket in Jersey City, New Jersey, on Thursday. Anderson and Graham appear to have acted alone even though they had expressed interest in the Black Hebrew Israelites, a fringe religious group that often disparages whites and Jews, New Jersey officials have said. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Thursday that the attack was driven by hatred of Jews and law enforcement and is being investigated as an act of domestic terrorism. The evidence points toward acts of hate. I can confirm that were investigating this matter as potential acts of domestic terrorism fueled both by anti-Semitism and anti-law enforcement beliefs, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal added that social media posts, witness interviews and other evidence reflected the couples hatred of Jews and police. Orthodox Jewish men carry Moshe Deutsch's casket outside a Brooklyn synagogue following Moshe Deutsch funeral on Wednesday in New York. Moshe Deutsch was one of the victims killed in Tuesday's shooting in Jersey City, New Jersey CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX NEWS APP The attackers killed three people in the market, in addition to the police officer at a cemetery about a mile away, before dying in an hourslong gunbattle with police Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. Public Safety James Shea called Seals the ultimate detective or officer we would point to to tell young officers, This is how you should behave.

  5. George Smith Patton, Jr.:

    It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.

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