Examples from the Web for mourner
By 1915, mourning attire had begun to draw more attention to the mourner than to the deceased, drawing critics to the practice.
Grief is isolating, dividing the mourner from anyone who has yet to endure grief.‘One Relishes the Pain’: Julian Barnes’ Memoir of Grief|Adam Begley|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The name is from the Egyptian, as applied to a mourner or a singer at a funeral.Textiles|William H. Dooley
It is not a narrow-minded fanatic's flight from the world, but the concentrated thought of a mourner.Jewish History|S. M. Dubnow
Behind the coach, the mourner, for whom the coach was intended, walking in the dust.The Uncommercial Traveller|Charles Dickens
Every new accent of the mourner struck upon my heart with additional force, and tears found their way spontaneously to my eyes.Edgar Huntley|Charles Brockden Brown
There was one other mourner—the fierce old dog whom she had loved better almost than any human being.Charlotte Bront|T. Wemyss Reid
British Dictionary definitions for mourner
Word Origin and History for mourner
late 14c., agent noun from mourn (v.).