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Synonyms for mourn
mɔrn, moʊrnmourn

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mourn

    To mourn is to feel or express sadness or distress because of some loss, affliction, or misfortune; mourning is thought of as prolonged, grief or regret may be transient. One may grieve or mourn, regret, rue, or sorrow without a sound; he bemoans with suppressed and often inarticulate sounds of grief; he bewails with passionate utterance, whether of inarticulate cries or of spoken words. He laments in plaintive or pathetic words, as the prophet Jeremiah in his "Lamentations." One deplores with settled sorrow which may or may not find relief in words. One is made to rue an act by some misfortune resulting, or by some penalty or vengeance inflicted because of it. One regrets a slight misfortune or a hasty word; he sorrows over the death of a friend.

    bemoan, bewail, deplore, grieve, lament, regret, rue, sorrow

    be joyful, exult, joy, make merry, rejoice, triumph

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mournverb

    feel sadness

    "She is mourning her dead child"

  2. mournverb

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mournverb

    grieve, lament, be sorrowful

  2. mournverb

    deplore, lament, bewail, bemoan, grieve for, sorrow over

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mournverb

    deplore, lament, regret, grieve, repine, sorrow, bemoan, bewail

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mourn":

    cry, mourns, crying, deplore, haddad, mourning, bereavement, weep, lament, whine

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  1. L.F. Magister:

    People lament for their losses because it´s easier mourn for the past than avoid them in present.

  2. Wyatt Cooper:

    It has been a difficult time in all of our lives, and there are certainly many hard days ahead, it is, I think, especially important in these times of trouble to try to hold on to moments of joy and moments of happiness. Even as we mourn the loss of loved ones, we are also blessed with new life and new love.

  3. Baltimore Ravens:

    We are profoundly saddened by the tragic passing of Jaylon Ferguson, jaylon Ferguson was a kind, respectful young man with a big smile and infectious personality. We express our heartfelt condolences to Jaylon's family and friends as we mourn a life lost much too soon.

  4. Malu Dreyer:

    The pain of the mother who lost her child and her husband takes my voice away, there will never again be the laughter of the father and the child. Others who have to mourn dead feel the same way... they will have to carry this burden for the rest of their lives.

  5. Howard Finkelstein:

    It’s time to mourn; it’s time to figure outhow to prevent future tragedies.He should spend the rest of his life in prison, but he does not deserve to die.

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