Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of mourning | Another word for mourning | What is mourning?

Definition 1: the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for mourning in the sense of this definition

(mourning is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(mourning is a kind of ...) expression without words

"tears are an expression of grief" "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition"

Definition 2: state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for mourning in the sense of this definition

(mourning is a kind of ...) the state of being sad

"she tired of his perpetual sadness"

Definition 3: sorrowful through loss or deprivation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where mourning or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bereft of hope

Synonyms for mourning in the sense of this definition

(mourning is similar to ...) experiencing or marked by or expressing sorrow especially that associated with irreparable loss

"sorrowful widows" "a sorrowful tale of death and despair" "sorrowful news" "even in laughter the heart is sorrowful"

More words

Another word for mournfulness

Another word for mournfully

Another word for mournful widow

Another word for mournful

Another word for mourner

Another word for mourning band

Another word for mourning cloak

Another word for mourning cloak butterfly

Another word for mourning dove

Another word for mourning ring


Other word for mourning ring

mourning ring meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce mourning ring