Noun(1) state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one(2) the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief
Verb(1) feel sadness(2) observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one
Adjective(1) sorrowful through loss or deprivation
(1) Children under fifteen are not expected to wear mourning , nor should any girl under seventeen wear crape.(2) Widowed at an early age, she ruled alone without her adored Albert and made the era redolent with the ritual of death and mourning .(3) The view that the whole nation was in mourning was well wide of the mark.(4) So it's like a celebration of life more than the mourning of somebody's death.(5) To this day I cannot forget the deep and sincere sorrow and mourning that engulfed Pakistan.(6) There are so many different kinds of mourning ; so many ways to accept or deny a death.(7) There will be no more struggle with sin, no more suffering or sorrow, no more pain or loss, no more death or mourning .(8) As the Orthodox 40-day period of mourning to mark the death of more than 350 people in the siege came to an end, she found herself blamed by many locals for the tragedy.(9) The film traces her mourning following the deaths of her husband and daughter and her subsequent attempts to rebuild her life.(10) she's still in mourning after the death of her husband(11) It was a semi-official day of mourning because of the death of Queen Mother Juliana.(12) Wives wear mourning for the relatives of their husbands precisely as they would for their own, as would husbands for the relatives of their wives.(13) The university closed for three days as of Friday and flags are flying at half-mast in mourning of the rector's death.(14) Some protesters wore black arm bands as a sign of mourning .(15) The best thing anyone in mourning can do is live and hope.(16) Indeed, many people do not put on mourning at all, save for very near relatives.
(1) mourn :: treur
1. bereft ::
2. grief ::
4. bereavement ::
5. lamentation ::
6. grieve for ::
7. deplore ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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You can sit here MOURNING its departure
or you can prepare for the future.
Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 10
I know you're still in MOURNING.
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 6
Mourning her dear departed boy.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 4
Amy, MOURNING the inevitable
is a complete waste of time.
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 22
Should we spend our days
MOURNING the dead,
Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 1
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