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1. mourning

adjective. ['ˈmɔrnɪŋ'] sorrowful through loss or deprivation.

Synonyms

  • grieving
  • bereaved
  • sorrowing
  • sorrowful
  • bereft

Antonyms

  • happy
  • joyous
  • loved
  • dissimilitude

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Words that Rhyme with Mourning

  • goodmorning
  • forewarning
  • adorning
  • warning
  • morning
  • horning
  • corning

Example sentences of the word mourning


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remember, though, that dressing down for the event may seem disrespectful to the family in mourning.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Have a professional clip the mourning doves' wings if you are not certain on how to do it.

3. Adjective
It would wear mourning clothes, traditionally in white cloth and hemp.

Quotes containing the word mourning


1. Someday you're gonna look back on this moment of your life as such a sweet time of grieving. You'll see that you were in mourning and your heart was broken, but your life was changing...
- Elizabeth Gilbert

2. When someone died in the wilderness of frontier America, that person's physical remains were buried and the handcarts continued west, but the mourning survivors had hope for their loved one's eternal soul. However, when someone dies spiritually in the wilderness of sin, hope may be replaced by dread and fear for the loved one's eternal welfare.
- James E. Faust

3. I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness, and the willingness to remain vulnerable.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift from the Sea

2. mourning

noun. ['ˈmɔrnɪŋ'] state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one.

Synonyms

  • sorrow
  • sorrowfulness
  • bereavement

Antonyms

  • sink
  • source
  • peristalsis
  • anastalsis

3. mourning

noun. ['ˈmɔrnɪŋ'] the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief.

Synonyms

  • reflexion
  • activity
  • expression
  • manifestation
  • lamentation

Antonyms

  • unlikeness
  • discontinuance
  • assembly
  • discontinuation
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