What does mourn mean?

Definitions for mourn
mɔrn, moʊrnmourn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mournverb

    feel sadness

    "She is mourning her dead child"

  2. mournverb

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

Wiktionary

  1. mournnoun

    Sorrow, grief.

    Etymology: murnan, cognate with French morne.

  2. mournverb

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

    Etymology: murnan, cognate with French morne.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mournverb

    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. Mournverb

    to wear the customary garb of a mourner

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

  3. Mournverb

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

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

  4. Mournverb

    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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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. Chaplain Modder:

    One of the most important things chaplains do is to provide comfort and care after a tragic death, i am heartbroken for the family, and yet the Navy won’t allow me to do my job of helping them grieve and mourn.

  3. Horace:

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

  4. The Guardian:

    We mourn together with her relatives and friends.

  5. Colombia President Ivan Duque:

    We are glad that, thanks to our preparations and the measures we took, the community of Providencia has not been affected by a huge death toll, we mourn, though, the loss of two people.

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