- 1to feel and show sadness because someone has died; to feel sad because something no longer exists or is no longer the same synonym grieve
- 2 mourn something He was still mourning his brother's death. They mourn the passing of a simpler way of life. mourn (for somebody/something) Today we mourn for all those who died in two world wars. She mourned for her lost childhood.
NAmE//mɔrn//[transitive, intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mourn
he / she / it mourns
past simple mourned
-ing form mourning