Synonyms for mourning

Grammar : Noun
Spell : mawr-ning, mohr-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmɔr nɪŋ, ˈmoʊr-

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Définition of mourning

Origin :
  • Old English murnung "complaint, grief," verbal noun from mourn (v.).
  • noun sadness, time of sadness
Example sentences :
  • "And you know we shall be in mourning," said Psyche to her brother.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Nellie had been frankly scandalized at the idea of mourning.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • Is their condition on earth eminently "the house of mourning?"
  • Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II » by Francis Augustus Cox
  • Then they marched home and their houses were filled with mourning.
  • Extract from : « Welsh Fairy Tales » by William Elliott Griffis
  • The household was filled with mourning, but it was too late.
  • Extract from : « Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew » by Josephine Preston Peabody
  • Aunt Rosine had put a spray of lilac in her bonnet, "to enliven her mourning," as she said.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • They were sitting so and so, and dressed so and so, in mourning.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • My only thought was of a dear little face which would soon be in mourning for me.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • I don't know—it's the one that's just coming out of mourning.
  • Extract from : « Alice Adams » by Booth Tarkington
  • After six weeks of mourning, she disappeared, and never was heard of more.
  • Extract from : « Concerning Cats » by Helen M. Winslow

Antonyms for mourning

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