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mourning

adjective

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mourning

noun

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as in suffering, grieving

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mourning

verb
present participle of mourn

Synonyms & Antonyms of mourning (Entry 3 of 3)

2 to feel or express sorrow for
  • an editorial that mourns the loss of the town's last movie theater

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The first known use of mourning was in the 13th century

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“Mourning.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mourning. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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