- completely black mourning clothes made of a drab material: After her brother died, she was in deep mourning for a year.
Origin of deep mourning
First recorded in 1715–25
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Examples from the Web for deep mourning
I wore my deep-mourning dress for the first time that day, and Mabel, similarly attired, sat beside me.Miriam Monfort
Catherine A. Warfield