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.

  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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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. 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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