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Synonyms of mourning

Noun


1. mourning, bereavement, sadness, sorrow, sorrowfulness

usage: state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one

2. lamentation, mourning, activity, expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion

usage: the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief

Verb


1. mourn, grieve, sorrow

usage: feel sadness; "She is mourning her dead child"

2. mourn, observe, celebrate, keep

usage: observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one

Adjective


1. bereaved, bereft, grief-stricken, grieving, mourning(prenominal), sorrowing(prenominal), sorrowful (vs. joyful)

usage: sorrowful through loss or deprivation; "bereft of hope"

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