mourn mourn  /ˈmɔrn/


  1. (v) feel sadness
  2. (v) observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one

Derived Word(s)


  1. All journalists will mourn him as a courageous colleague whose story has reminded us that the pursuit of truth is sometimes no protection in a dangerous world.
  2. And, of course, you want to mourn the fact that this well-directed movie turned out to be her last.
  3. Hawks mourn the fact that America has lost its grit.


  1. Community mourns

    The Jackson Hole community found ways to mourn two of its teens this week as authorities searched for answers about the circumstances of their deaths...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Jackson Hole News & Guide

  2. Family of Double Murder Victims Mourn Another Loss

    The 92-year-old great grandmother of Von Seng, who is already mourning the loss of the slain grandparents who raised him, died Tuesday morning.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KTVA Anchorage

  3. Parents Mourn Loss Of Daughter

    A career criminal with a long history of theft strikes again, but this time his actions lead to the death of a young Bellevue woman. Now as the family mourns they want to know why the man was on the streets of Omaha in the first place.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WOWT Omaha


  1. "We call on the Iranian government to stop all violent and unjust actions against its own people," Obama said. "The Iranian government must understand that the world is watching. We mourn each and every innocent life that is lost."
    on Jun 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. The Nelson Mandela Foundation said in a statement: "The family has asked for privacy as they mourn this tragedy."
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Nelson Mandela Source: ITN

  3. "My family and I will be in attendance as we mourn the loss of my brother," he said in a statement Thursday.
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Michael Jackson Source: The Associated Press

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