mourn /mɔrn/, /moʊrn/ v [I/T]
› to feel or express deep sadness, esp. because of someone’s death: [T] Frank is mourning the death of his father. mournful /ˈmɔrn·fəl/, /ˈmoʊrn-/ adj › We heard the mournful cry of a wolf. mournfully /ˈmɔrn·fə·li/, /ˈmoʊrn-/ adv › He gazed mournfully out the window. mourning /ˈmɔr·nɪŋ/, /ˈmoʊr-/ n [U] › The family is in mourning.