◄ Mourning ►

1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Mourn.

2. (n.) The act of sorrowing or expressing grief; lamentation; sorrow.

3. (n.) Garb, drapery, or emblems indicative of grief, esp. clothing or a badge of somber black.

4. (a.) Grieving; sorrowing; lamenting.

5. (a.) 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.

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