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Mourning meaning

mourning - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. of Mourn
  2. 2. The act of sorrowing or expressing grief; lamentation; sorrow.
  3. 3. Garb, drapery, or emblems indicative of grief, esp. clothing or a badge of somber black.
  4. 4. Grieving; sorrowing; lamenting.
  5. 5. Employed to express sorrow or grief; worn or used as appropriate to the condition of one bereaved or sorrowing; as, mourning garments; a mourning ring; a mourning pin, and the like.
  6. 6. Grief; expression of grief; dress of mourners.

mourning - examples of usage

  1. Sugden was carried out of the store feet first to a house of mourning. - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
  2. " You come to a house of mourning, my boy," he continued, " though I doubt not you'll have been prepared for what I have to tell you." - "Paddy Finn", W. H. G. Kingston.
  3. In it were a boy about Willy's size and an old lady with white hair, both in deep mourning. - "Two Little Confederates", Thomas Nelson Page.
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