To mourn is to feel or show intensive grief or sadness, usually as a result of a loss.(verb)
When a loved one dies and you feel intense grief at his passing, this is an example of a time when you mourn.
See mourn in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME mournen < OE murnan; akin to Goth *maúrnan, to be anxious < IE base *(s)mer-, to remember: see merit
See mourn in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb mourned, mourn·ing, mourns verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English mournen
Origin: , from Old English murnan; see (s)mer-1 in Indo-European roots.
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