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  • 1 mourn — mourn; mourn·er; mourn·ful; mourn·ful·ness; mourn·ing; mourn·ing·ly; mourn·ful·ly; …

    English syllables

  • 2 Mourn — (m[=o]rn), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Mourned} (m[=o]rnd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Mourning}.] [AS. murnan; akin to OS. mornian, OHG. mornen, Goth. ma[ u]rnan.] 1. To express or to feel grief or sorrow; to grieve; to be sorrowful; to lament; to be in a state… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 mourn — [mo:n US mo:rn] v [I and T] [: Old English; Origin: murnan] 1.) to feel very sad and to miss someone after they have died = ↑grieve for ▪ Hundreds of people gathered to mourn the slain president. mourn for ▪ They mourned for their children,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 Mourn — Mourn, v. t. 1. To grieve for; to lament; to deplore; to bemoan; to bewail. [1913 Webster] As if he mourned his rival s ill success. Addison. [1913 Webster] And looking over the hills, I mourn The darling who shall not return. Emerson. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 mourn — [ mɔrn ] verb intransitive or transitive to feel extremely sad because someone has died, and express this in public: We are mourning the loss of our close friend. Many came to mourn their friend. mourn for: He still mourns for his brother. a. to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 mourn — (v.) O.E. murnan to mourn, bemoan, long after, also be anxious about, be careful (class III strong verb; past tense mearn, pp. murnen), from P.Gmc. *murnan to remember sorrowfully (Cf. O.S. mornon, O.H.G. mornen, Goth. maurnan to mourn, O.N.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 mourn — index deplore, repent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 mourn — sorrow, *grieve Analogous words: lament, bewail, bemoan (see DEPLORE): weep, keen, wail, *cry Contrasted words: rejoice, gladden, delight, *please …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 mourn — [v] be sad over loss ache, agonize, anguish, be brokenhearted*, bemoan, be sad, bewail, bleed, blubber, carry on, complain, cry, deplore, fret, grieve, hurt, keen, lament, languish, long for, miss, moan, pine, regret, repine, rue, sigh, sob,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 mourn — ► VERB ▪ feel deep sorrow following the death or loss of. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 mourn — [môrn] vi. [ME mournen < OE murnan; akin to Goth * maúrnan, to be anxious < IE base * (s)mer , to remember: see MERIT] 1. to feel or express sorrow; lament; grieve 2. to grieve for someone who has died; specif., to manifest the conventional …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 mourn|er — «MR nuhr, MOHR », noun. 1. a person who mourns, especially at a funeral: »... a flock of mourners dispersing in a desolate cemetery (Newsweek). 2. a sinner who repents and seeks salvation at a religious revival …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 13 mourn — 01. The entire nation [mourned] the deaths of those killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001. 02. We heard a [mournful] sound coming from the old haunted house. 03. The old women were in [mourning], and were dressed completely in… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 14 mourn — [[t]mɔ͟ː(r)n[/t]] mourns, mourning, mourned 1) VERB If you mourn someone who has died or mourn for them, you are very sad that they have died and show your sorrow in the way that you behave. [V n] Joan still mourns her father... [V n] The whole …

    English dictionary

  • 15 mourn — UK [mɔː(r)n] / US [mɔrn] verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms mourn : present tense I/you/we/they mourn he/she/it mourns present participle mourning past tense mourned past participle mourned a) to feel extremely sad because someone has died …

    English dictionary

  • 16 mourn — verb 1) Isobel mourned her husband Syn: grieve for, sorrow over, lament for, weep for 2) he mourned the loss of the beautiful buildings Syn: deplore, bewail, bemoan, rue, regret •• mourn, bemoan, grieve, lament, rue …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 17 mourn — v. (D; intr.) to mourn for, over * * * [mɔːn] over (D; intr.) to mourn for …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 mourn — verb (I, T) 1 to feel very sad because someone that you love has died, and show this in the way you behave: mourn sb s death/loss: She still mourns her son s death. (+ for): They mourned for their children, killed in the war. 2 to feel very sad… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 mourn —   Uē, uwē, ū, kanikau.   Also: pihe, na au auā, kūmākena, ka akūmākena, kania ā, kaniā au, kani uhū, kūpina i;    ♦ mourn extravagantly, pākepa;    ♦ mourn in chanting, kanikau, kanikaniā ula. See wail …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 20 mourn — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English murnan; akin to Old High German mornēn to mourn, Greek mermēra care more at memory Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to feel or express grief or sorrow 2. to show the customary signs… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary