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Synonyms for mourn

grieve for


  • grieve for
  • miss
  • lament
  • keen for
  • weep for
  • sorrow for
  • wail for
  • wear black for

Synonyms for mourn

to feel, show, or express grief

Words related to mourn

feel sadness

Related Words

observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one

References in classic literature ?
now they mourn indeed, Mopo," said Chaka in my ear; "now thy people mourn from the heart and not with the lips alone.
Like millions of his fans around the world, I mourn his passing," he added.
On June 13, flags in government offices were at half-mast until June 16 to mourn and show respect for the victims of the Marawi siege.
Pakistan People's Party (PPP) also show solidarity with the victims of Shikarpur incident and announced to mourn the deaths inside a Shitte mosque.
Arab leaders mourn late Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, lauding his honourable achievements and stances.
Two-out-of-five of those aged 18-24 years old would arrange a wake as a celebration of life, whereas older generations were almost three times as likely to see it as a time to mourn and mark the passing of a loved one.
When a large group's identity is threatened and power is lost, the healthy group will mourn before reworking their sense of self to accord with a new reality.
She wrings her hands (like wringing out the wash) trying to mourn the stranger lying there, remote in his final traveling clothes, the skull beneath his skin rising to the surface as surely as the moon's white skull rises at the window, snuffing out innocent stars.
He tells us: "Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
In Lanzhou, Gansu's capital, some 10,000 people assembled in a main square to mourn victims, it said.
We may mourn the loss of a loved one, of the many lives lost to disaster or war, or even the loss of a nation as we knew it.
Although Ala Abu Dheim's family in Jordan was forbidden by Jordan's government to erect a mourning tent or publicly mourn him with an open house, the Israeli government did not stop his immediate family from doing so in Jerusalem, saying there was no law against it.
For example, it was difficult to mourn without a body, yet paradoxically many of those who mourned shared that particular experience and became unified by it.
In her madness, however, Ophelia both curses and blesses the community (197) before uniting it again to mourn at her grave (194).
Blackstrap, CPC, Opposition Critic for Status of Women, Families, and Caregivers): As we mourn the passing of one of our great moral leaders, we must also celebrate the life of Pope John Paul the Second.