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Mourning

Mourn´ing
n.1.The act of sorrowing or expressing grief; lamentation; sorrow.
2.Garb, drapery, or emblems indicative of grief, esp. clothing or a badge of somber black.
Deep mourning
See under Deep.
a.1.Grieving; sorrowing; lamenting.
2.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.
Mourning bride
(Bot.) a garden flower (Scabiosa atropurpurea) with dark purple or crimson flowers in flattened heads.
Mourning dove
(Zool.) a wild dove (Zenaidura macroura) found throughout the United States; - so named from its plaintive note. Called also Carolina dove. See Illust. under Dove.
Mourning warbler
(Zool.) an American ground warbler (Geothlypis Philadelphia). The male has the head, neck, and chest, deep ash-gray, mixed with black on the throat and chest; other lower parts are pure yellow.
Noun1.mourning - state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
Synonyms: bereavement
2.mourning - the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief
Synonyms: lamentation
Adj.1.mourning - sorrowful through loss or deprivation; "bereft of hope"

MOURNING. This word has several significations. 1. It is the apparel worn at funerals, and for a time afterwards, in order to manifest grief for the death of some one, and to honor his memory. 2. The expenses paid for such apparel.
     2. It has been held in England, that a demand for mourning furnished to the widow and family of the testator, is not a funeral expense. 2 Carr. & P. 207. Vide 14 Ves. 346; 1 Ves. & Bea. 364. See 2 Bell's Comm. 156.

To dream that you are wearing mourning, symbolizes grief, bad luck, and unhappiness. To see others wearing mourning in your dream, signifies disturbing influences and misunderstanding amongst your friends that may result in loss, disappointments, or possible separation.anguish, bemoaning, bereavement, bewailing, black, crape, cypress, cypress lawn, deep mourning, desolation, despair, despondency, grief, grieving, heartache, howling, in mourning, keening, lament, lamentation, lamenting, loss, melancholy, moaning, mourning band, sackcloth, sackcloth and ashes, sadness, sorrowing, ululation, wailing, weeds, weeping, woe, woefulness, yew
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