go into mourning

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Definition of go into mourning

: to begin to feel or show sadness for someone who has died : to begin the ritual observances accompanying a death (such as the wearing of black) She went into mourning for her dead husband.

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“Go into mourning.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20into%20mourning. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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