mourn - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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present tense
present participlemourning
past tensemourned
past participlemourned
  1. to feel extremely sad because someone has died, and to express this in public

    We are mourning the loss of our close friend.

    Many came to mourn their friend.

    mourn for:

    He still mourns for his brother.

    1. a.
      to be sad or disappointed because something no longer exists or is not as good as it was in the past

      The town is mourning the loss of its most beautiful building.