mourn

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mourn

 (môrn)
v. mourned, mourn·ing, mourns
v.intr.
1. To feel or express grief or sorrow. See Synonyms at grieve.
2. To show grief for a death by conventional signs, as by wearing black clothes.
3. To make a low, indistinct, mournful sound. Used especially of a dove.
v.tr.
1. To feel or express deep regret for: mourned the wasted years.
2. To grieve over (someone who has died).
3. To utter sorrowfully.

[Middle English mornen, from Old English murnan, to be anxious, care about, yearn, mourn; see (s)mer- in Indo-European roots.]

mourn′er n.
mourn′ing·ly adv.

mourn

(mɔːn)
vb
1. to feel or express sadness for the death or loss of (someone or something)
2. (Anthropology & Ethnology) (intr) to observe the customs of mourning, as by wearing black
3. (tr) to grieve over (loss or misfortune)
[Old English murnan; compare Old High German mornēn to be troubled, Gothic maurnan to grieve, Greek mermeros worried]

mourn

(mɔrn, moʊrn)

v.i.
1. to feel or express sorrow or grief.
2. to grieve for the dead.
3. to show the conventional signs of sorrow over a person's death.
v.t.
4. to feel or express sorrow or grief over (misfortune, loss, or anything regretted); deplore.
5. to grieve or lament over (the dead).
6. to utter in a sorrowful manner.
[before 900; Middle English mo(u)rnen, Old English murnan; c. Old Saxon mornan, mornian, Old High German mornēn to mourn, Old Norse morna to pine for]

mourn


Past participle: mourned
Gerund: mourning

Imperative
mourn
mourn
Present
I mourn
you mourn
he/she/it mourns
we mourn
you mourn
they mourn
Preterite
I mourned
you mourned
he/she/it mourned
we mourned
you mourned
they mourned
Present Continuous
I am mourning
you are mourning
he/she/it is mourning
we are mourning
you are mourning
they are mourning
Present Perfect
I have mourned
you have mourned
he/she/it has mourned
we have mourned
you have mourned
they have mourned
Past Continuous
I was mourning
you were mourning
he/she/it was mourning
we were mourning
you were mourning
they were mourning
Past Perfect
I had mourned
you had mourned
he/she/it had mourned
we had mourned
you had mourned
they had mourned
Future
I will mourn
you will mourn
he/she/it will mourn
we will mourn
you will mourn
they will mourn
Future Perfect
I will have mourned
you will have mourned
he/she/it will have mourned
we will have mourned
you will have mourned
they will have mourned
Future Continuous
I will be mourning
you will be mourning
he/she/it will be mourning
we will be mourning
you will be mourning
they will be mourning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mourning
you have been mourning
he/she/it has been mourning
we have been mourning
you have been mourning
they have been mourning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mourning
you will have been mourning
he/she/it will have been mourning
we will have been mourning
you will have been mourning
they will have been mourning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mourning
you had been mourning
he/she/it had been mourning
we had been mourning
you had been mourning
they had been mourning
Conditional
I would mourn
you would mourn
he/she/it would mourn
we would mourn
you would mourn
they would mourn
Past Conditional
I would have mourned
you would have mourned
he/she/it would have mourned
we would have mourned
you would have mourned
they would have mourned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.mourn - feel sadness; "She is mourning her dead child"
grieve, sorrow - feel grief
2.mourn - observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one
celebrate, observe, keep - behave as expected during of holidays or rites; "Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur"

mourn

verb
1. (often with for) grieve for, miss, lament, keen for, weep for, sorrow for, wail for, wear black for She still mourned her father.
2. bemoan, rue, deplore, bewail We mourned the loss of our cities.

mourn

verb
To feel, show, or express grief:
Translations
يَنوحُ على، يَتَفَجَّع على، يَنْدُب
oplakávattruchlit
sørge
surra
gyászolmeggyászol
syrgja
gedėtigedulasgedulingaigedulo rūbailaidotuvių dalyvis
apraudātsērot
trúchliť
žalovati
sörja
yas tutmak

mourn

[mɔːn]
A. VT [+ person] (= grieve for) → llorar (la muerte de); (= be in mourning for) → estar de luto or duelo por; [+ death, loss] → lamentar, sentir
Conservatives mourn the passing of family valueslos conservadores se lamentan de la desaparición de los valores familiares
B. VI (= be in mourning) → estar de luto or duelo
when a relative dies one needs time to mourn (= grieve) → cuando un pariente muere se necesita tiempo para llorarlo or llorar su muerte
to mourn for sbllorar a algn, llorar la muerte de algn
it is no use mourning for what might have beenno sirve de nada lamentarse por lo que podría haber sido
he was mourning over his lost lovelloraba por su amor perdido

mourn

[ˈmɔːrn]
vt
[+ death] → pleurer; [+ person] → pleurer
[+ defeat, departure] → déplorer
to mourn the loss of sth → déplorer la perte de qch
vi
to mourn for [+ person] → pleurer; [+ lost thing] → pleurer

mourn

vt persontrauern um, betrauern; sb’s deathbeklagen, betrauern; (with wailing) → beklagen; (fig)nachtrauern (+dat); who is she mourning?um wen trauert sie?; (= wear mourning for)warum trägt sie Trauer?; he is still mourning the break-up of his relationshiper trauert noch immer über das Ende seiner Beziehung; what is to become of us?, she mournedwas soll aus uns werden?, klagte sie
vitrauern; (= wear mourning)Trauer tragen, in Trauer gehen; to mourn for or over somebodyum jdn trauern, jds Tod (acc)betrauern; to mourn for or over somethingeiner Sache (dat)nachtrauern

mourn

[mɔːn]
1. vtpiangere, lamentare
2. vi to mourn (for sb)piangere (la morte di qn)

mourn

(moːn) verb
to have or show great sorrow eg for a person who has died. She mourned (for) her dead son.
ˈmourner noun
The mourners stood round the graveside.
ˈmournful adjective
feeling or showing sorrow. a mournful expression.
ˈmournfully adverb
ˈmourning noun
1. grief shown eg because of someone's death.
2. black or dark-coloured clothes suitable for a mourner. She was wearing mourning.

mourn

v. estar de duelo; guardar luto.

mourn

vt, vi lamentar, llevar luto (por alguien)
References in classic literature ?
As a father mourns when he is burning the bones of his bridegroom son whose death has wrung the hearts of his parents, even so did Achilles mourn while burning the body of his comrade, pacing round the bier with piteous groaning and lamentation.
But Achilles would not let the Myrmidons go, and spoke to his brave comrades saying, "Myrmidons, famed horsemen and my own trusted friends, not yet, forsooth, let us unyoke, but with horse and chariot draw near to the body and mourn Patroclus, in due honour to the dead.
The sun would have gone down upon their mourning had not Achilles presently said to Agamemnon, "Son of Atreus, for it is to you that the people will give ear, there is a time to mourn and a time to cease from mourning; bid the people now leave the pyre and set about getting their dinners: we, to whom the dead is dearest, will see to what is wanted here, and let the other princes also stay by me.
The daylight came, and Chaka rose, saying, "Come, let us go forth, Mopo, and look on those who mourn with us.
It is hard, Mopo," he said, "that thou and I must mourn alone over our woes while these dogs feast and make merry.
Yet thou wouldst mourn with me an hour--is it not so?
Mourn, people of the Langeni, mourn with the whole world
Mourn, children of Makedama, mourn, people of the Langeni, mourn with the whole world!
do not mourn, but at once invoke the gods that my life may be prolonged.
Their grey locks and long full beards, together with their antique tunics and loose black mantles, suited well with the singular and rude apartment in which they were seated, and gave the appearance of a band of ancient worshippers of Woden, recalled to life to mourn over the decay of their national glory.
And this, in especial, is the valiant Knight who fought so bravely for the deliverance of him for whom we this day mourn.
It was harmless enough, God knows -- I may live, and so may you, to mourn the day when I parted from it -- but I shall never return to it again.