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mourning

 
Adjective mourning has 1 sense
  1. bereaved, bereft, grief-stricken, grieving, mourning, sorrowing - sorrowful through loss or deprivation; "bereft of hope"
    Antonym: joyful (indirect, via sorrowful)
Noun mourning has 2 senses
  1. mourning, bereavement - state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one
    --1 is a kind of sadness, sorrow, sorrowfulness
    Derived form: verb mourn1
  2. lamentation, mourning - the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief
    --2 is a kind of activity; expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion
Verb mourn has 2 senses
  1. mourn - feel sadness; "She is mourning her dead child"
    --1 is one way to
    grieve, sorrow
    Derived forms: noun mourner1, noun mourning1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot mourn Sue
  2. mourn - observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one
    --2 is one way to
    observe, celebrate, keep
    Derived form: noun mourner1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue mourn
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