mourning definition

  • noun:
    • those things or expressions of one who has got suffered a bereavement.
    • mainstream outward signs of grief for the dead, including a black armband or black colored garments.
    • The period when a death is mourned.
    • The work of articulating or experiencing sadness or regret; lamentation.
    • experiencing or revealing sadness over somebody's death.
    • the standard clothes donned by people who mourn (in Western communities, usually coloured black colored).
    • The work of sorrowing or articulating grief; lamentation; sadness.
    • Garb, drapery, or emblems indicative of grief, esp. garments or a badge of somber black colored.
    • The act of lamenting or expressing grief; lamentation; sadness.
    • The outward tokens or signs of sorrow for dead, like the draping of buildings in providing expression to community sorrow, the putting on of garments of a certain color, making use of black-bordered handkerchiefs, black-edged writing-paper and visiting-cards, etc.
    • See mourn.
    • the enthusiastic and demonstrative task of expressing grief
    • condition of sadness on the death or deviation of someone you care about
  • verb:
    • provide participle of mourn.
  • adjective:
    • Grieving; sorrowing; lamenting.
    • Employed to express sorrow or grief; used or utilized as appropriate towards problem of 1 bereaved or sorrowing
    • sorrowful through reduction or deprivation
  • others:
    • regarding mourning the lifeless; of these kind as it is found in mourning the dead: as, a mourning apparel; a mourning hat-band.

Related Sources

  • Definition for "mourning"
    • those things or expressions of one who has…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "mourning"
    • Some said that "Browning" might have…
    • View More
  • Quotes for "mourning"
  • Phrases for "mourning"
  • Cross Reference for "mourning"
  • Urban Dictionary for "mourning"
  • Medical Dictionary for "mourning"
    • the procedure where individuals conform to…
    • View More
236 votes

How would you define mourning?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!