Origin of mourning
OTHER WORDS FROM mourningmourn·ing·ly, adverbun·mourn·ing, adjective
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How to use mourning in a sentence
President Alberto Fernández announced three days of national mourning.Police search home and office of Maradona’s doctor in death investigation|Ruby Mellen, Ana Herrero|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
With the Wendt Center, he also developed a grief and mourning program for students in Washington public schools.Bruce Sklarew, psychiatrist who created grief-therapy program, dies at 88|Bart Barnes|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
The passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last month sent the country into a state of mourning and also political chaos, two elements that many felt were at odds with one another.Anita Hill remembers Ruth Bader Ginsburg: ‘You don’t have to be in the winning column to be powerful’|Nicole Goodkind|October 1, 2020|Fortune
By the time the pandemic fully swept over New York City this spring, Electric’s employees were already in mourning.
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sent waves of shock across the country on Friday evening, leading to mass mourning on what would typically be a day of celebration, Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.Democratic donations skyrocket after death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg|Nicole Goodkind|September 19, 2020|Fortune
He said that the NYPD will be in deepest mourning this Christmas season.
The late-November hacking of Sony, perhaps the most vicious episode of its kind, comes at the end of the period of mourning.
Now that the Confucian-inspired mourning period is over, the son is free to embark on his own programs and policies.
Soon after Abu Ein died, the Palestinian Authority announced three days of mourning.Palestinian Cabinet Member Dies in Confrontation with Israeli Soldier|Creede Newton|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A Fish and Wildlife special agent collected the bodies of two birds at the site, a redhead duck and a mourning dove.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.|David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The farewell and the mourning are finished by the slaughter of dogs, that the dying man may have forerunners in the other world.
I am thankful that prolonged mourning is out of date; it made a fright of me and was getting on my nerves.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Indeed, it made me understand for the first time that even a Bank Holiday need not be a day of wrath and mourning.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Looking through this hole, the king perceived an old man weeping, a man in mourning garb singing, and a nun or widow dancing.
Then through a hole in the door I saw an old man crying, a dancing nun, and a man in mourning singing.