Mourning definitions

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Mourning is a feeling and period of sadness after a loss.

When your husband dies and you feel very sad and you spend a few weeks crying and feeling depressed over the loss, this is an example of a time when you are in mourning.

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The actions or expressions of one who has suffered a bereavement.
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Conventional outward signs of grief for the dead, such as a black armband or black clothes.
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The period during which a death is mourned.
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The actions or feelings of one who mourns; specif., the expression of grief at someone's death.
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Black clothes, drapery, etc. worn or displayed as a conventional sign of grief for the dead.
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The period during which one mourns the dead.
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Of or expressing mourning.
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Present participle of mourn.
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The act of expressing or feeling sorrow or regret; lamentation.
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Feeling or expressing sorrow over someone's death.
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The traditional clothes worn by those who mourn (in Western societies, typically coloured black).
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Drapes or coverings associated with mourning.
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