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mourn

(mōrn),
To express grief or sorrow as a result of loss. In psychoanalysis, mourning is the frequently unexpressed process of responding to loss of a cathected object that, in contrast to melancholia, usually does not involve loss of self-esteem.
[O.E. murnan]
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HRH the Premier mourns late Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and stresses with his death, the Arab and Islamic nations have lost a leader who dedicated his life to the nation and its issues.
HRH the Crown Prince mourns late Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and says he was a great leader who contributed effectively to issues of security and peace.
mourns your dereliction of duty and failure to lead the people of Lebanon.
Thomas says "Ralph Venning, a 17th-century Puritan, urged believers to mourn over other persons' failings, as well as their own.
Our readers have been personally affected; some have lost family members, others mourn friends and employees.
To grieve with the queen, then, was to mourn the death of the king's body owing to a wounding of the body politic.
While it is true that we simply cannot know which, if any, of the anonymous songs on the Dames d'honneur timbre were written by women, we can observe that they present the same " strategy for women to mourn their loss together" that Schiesari and Ann Rosalind Jones find in poetry by Stampa and Labe.
In Homer's narrative Achilles mourns Patroclus as a peer, and the obligation to mourn does not extend outside the circle of male warrior aristocrats.
The reader is only aware that one "Other" mourns another.
Beloved shatters that defense; she taker, Sethe deep into the truth that, until she mourns, she is still a slave.
While we can mourn the loss of any child, the mother needed to take responsibility for her son and make sure he was in bed and asleep during those pre-dawn hours.