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English definition of “mourn”


verb [I/T]    /mɔrn, moʊrn/
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-/ adjective We heard the mournful cry of a wolf. mournfully    /ˈmɔrn·fə·li, ˈmoʊrn-/ adverb He gazed mournfully out the window. mourning    /ˈmɔr·nɪŋ, ˈmoʊr-/ noun [U] The family is in mourning.
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