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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 ?
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!
now they mourn indeed, Mopo," said Chaka in my ear; "now thy people mourn from the heart and not with the lips alone.
CHP Yalova deputy Muharrem ynce slammed Erdoy-an, saying Turkey mourns for the Saudi King but Erdoy-an did not visit Anytkabir, the mausoleum of the Turkish nation's founder, Mustafa Kemal AtatE-rk, during Erdoy-an's last visit to Turkey.
At an order by HM the King, the Royal Court mourns late Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.
mourns the loss of your son, husband, father, brother.
The images, formative for the collective memory of a generation, were accompanied by the Serbian dirge "Smrt u Dalasu" (Death in Dallas) by Jozo Karamatic, who mourns in this speech-song the 1963 death of the American president.
A spiritually deadened person mourns over things that should bring celebration--and often celebrates things that should be mourned.
And Metrocall, an Alexandria, VA-based paging and wireless messaging service, mourns the loss of its COO, Steven "Jake" Jacoby, who was killed in the Pentagon crash.
She mourns the untimely passing of the king, who died in the flower of his youth, and she curses the Fate Atropos for bringing an end to their "jeunes ans" of marriage.
Achilles mourns the irrecoverable loss of the man who signified/supplemented Achilles by repeating "his" marks.
It is traditional to read the Book of Lamentations, which mourns the destruction of the first Temple.
Another text says the soul mourns the body for seven days, for "it cannot quit what it loves"; spirit laments matter, and misses it.