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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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Khadija's death went viral on social media and more than 5,000 people mourned her on Twitter.
For example, it was difficult to mourn without a body, yet paradoxically many of those who mourned shared that particular experience and became unified by it.
I talked with my sisters and said I felt as though I have already mourned my mum because the person we have with us is not the vibrant woman we all knew.
Veterans mourned the legendary comedian who entertained an estimated 10 million servicemen and servicewomen overseas - and never refused an autograph.
TV watchers, movie buffs and old-time vaudeville and radio fans mourned nearly a century of seamless wisecracks.
Catherine de' Medici so deeply mourned the death of Henry II in 1559 that she changed her coat of arms to feature a pile of quicklime upon which tears were falling with the words: "Adorem extincta testantur vivere flamma / Que la force d'amour dedans nos coeurs empreinte / Vit d'un brasier secret, quand la flamme est eteinte.
The Court of Shaikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi on Friday mourned the death of Shaikh Humaid Al Qasimi.
His Highness Shaikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, also mourned the death of Shaikh Humaid Al Qasimi.
Many WonderWorks employees mourned the loss of the seven astronauts.
5) Sula, a rejected child who becomes a woman who refuses to be defined by anyone except herself, sits apart as Chicken is mourned and, later, dies alone.
After the hourlong service, which ended with the chorus singing ``Amazing Grace,'' many of those gathered moved to the high school, where teens and community members mourned the loss.
LAPD officers and residents all over the city mourned Cuesta.