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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • mourn·ing — /ˈmoɚnıŋ/ noun [noncount] 1 : the act of mourning for someone who has died a day of national mourning She is still in mourning for her dead husband. The whole town was in mourning. She went into mourning for her dead husband. [=she began to mourn …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mourn You Til I Join You — Single by Naughty by Nature from the album Ride B side Nothing to Lose …   Wikipedia

  • mourn´ing|ly — mourn|ing «MR nihng, MOHR », noun, adjective. –n. 1. the wearing of black or some other color (white in the Orient) to show sorrow for a person s death. 2. the action of draping buildings or flying flags at half mast as an outward sign of sorrow… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mourn|ing — «MR nihng, MOHR », noun, adjective. –n. 1. the wearing of black or some other color (white in the Orient) to show sorrow for a person s death. 2. the action of draping buildings or flying flags at half mast as an outward sign of sorrow for death …   Useful english dictionary

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