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MOURN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mourn mean? 

MOURN (verb)
  The verb MOURN has 2 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: MOURN used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MOURN (verb)


Sense 1mourn [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Feel sadness

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Context example:

She is mourning her dead child

Hypernyms (to "mourn" is one way to...):

grieve; sorrow (feel grief; eat one's heart out)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

Sam cannot mourn Sue


Sense 2mourn [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Hypernyms (to "mourn" is one way to...):

celebrate; keep; observe (celebrate, as of holidays or rites)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s

Sentence example:

Sam and Sue mourn


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