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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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The most significant and mournfully gloom result was the separation of East Pakistan, emerged as Bangladesh.
"See this photo," he showed Frank mournfully, "this was the last day / really had fun."
'It is a sad state of affairs,' my friend mournfully tells me.
"I don't know, I don't know what goes on in there anymore," shrugged one slightly bemused fan looking back mournfully towards the stadium's main entrance.
So when her siblings head to school, Haura sits and plays on her own -- or peers mournfully into a little green-framed mirror, held up close to show only her big brown eyes and pretty face.
"It's Wenger," he mumbled mournfully, shoulders slumped.
Even in the summer gloaming, the petrifying pool is fearsome, when owls hoot mournfully in woodland bowers and black-backed bats flutter phantom-like above the weedwreathed water.
Garlands of flowers cascade down her pale dress as she gazes mournfully into the distance, with the darkness of the trees closing in around her ghostly form.
Mournfully he pleaded, 'Watoto hawaendi shule, hawana chakula, landlord amefunga nyumba, tunalala nje kwa baridi, sina lakufanya, tafadhali nisaindieni tu, nipatieni kazi tu [my children have dropped out of school, they're hungry, my landlord has locked us out, we're sleeping out in the cold, I don't know what to do, please help me, give me a job'.
In fact as at the last count over seventy farmers including husbands, wives, pregnant women and children were mercilessly massacred and for which the state government mournfully gave a mass burial.
And this season's installment is the most mournfully engaging yet.
As a single piano note pulses into the song "Big Picture," Reid asks mournfully, "Love, what did you do to me?" The delayed electric guitar and rhythm section is reminiscent of the iconic sound of U2's "Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For."