Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mourning

2 senses of mourning

Sense 1
mourning, bereavement -- (state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one)
       => sadness, sorrow, sorrowfulness -- (the state of being sad; "she tired of his perpetual sadness")

Sense 2
lamentation, mourning -- (the passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing grief)
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")
       => expression, manifestation, reflection, reflexion -- (expression without words; "tears are an expression of grief"; "the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mourn

2 senses of mourn

Sense 1
mourn -- (feel sadness; "She is mourning her dead child")
       => grieve, sorrow -- (feel grief)

Sense 2
mourn -- (observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one)
       => observe, celebrate, keep -- (behave as expected during of holidays or rites; "Keep the commandments"; "celebrate Christmas"; "Observe Yom Kippur")

Antonyms of adj mourning

1 sense of mourning

Sense 1
bereaved, bereft, grief-stricken, grieving, mourning (prenominal), sorrowing (prenominal) -- (sorrowful through loss or deprivation; "bereft of hope")

INDIRECT (VIA sorrowful) -> joyful -- (full of or producing joy; "make a joyful noise"; "a joyful occasion")

Similarity of adj mourning

1 sense of mourning

Sense 1
bereaved, bereft, grief-stricken, grieving, mourning (prenominal), sorrowing (prenominal) -- (sorrowful through loss or deprivation; "bereft of hope")
       => sorrowful (vs. joyful) -- (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"- Proverbs 14:13)

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