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mourning

 [mor´ning]
1. the normal psychological processes that follow the loss of a loved one; grief is the accompanying emotional state (see grieving). Four phases have been described: a short phase of numbness and denial, followed by a phase of yearning and protest marked by intense pining for the dead, followed by a phase of disorganization marked by pain and despair, ending in a phase of detachment and reorganization of love relationships that completes the work of mourning.
2. social expressions of grief, such as funeral and burial services, prayers, the wearing of black or other specific garments, or other rituals.

mourning

Grief Psychiatry Reaction to a loss of a loved object–significant or important person, object, role, status, or anything considered part of one's life, which is a process of emotional detachment from that object, freeing the subject to find other interests

Mourning

The public expression of bereavement; it may include funerals and other rituals, special clothing, and symbolic gestures.
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He informed that 2200 police personnel along with 150 Rangers cops would be deputed on security as well as patrolling duties at majalis and with mourning processions respectively.
Earlier, Deputy Commissioner Ashfaq Ahmed Chaudhry presided over a meeting, in which, he directed the officers concerned to remove encroachments from routes, install lights, resolve sewerage related issues and cleanliness at mourning procession routes.
Media companies in the territory of the Federation of BiH are obliged to harmonize and adjust their program content to the day of mourning.
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He said that police and rangers would be deployed for the security of Majalis and mourning processions while contingent of army would remain standby to meet any emergency situation.
The commissioner that all arrangements are finalized for the security of majalis and mourning processions throughout the division Shaheed Benazirabad.
New Delhi (India), Aug 16 ( ANI ): As the country mourns the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Central Government has announced a seven-day state mourning throughout the country.
Further,Pakistan is observing a day of mourning on Sunday to express solidarity with the families of the victims who were killed in the recent terrorist attacks in Peshawar, Bannu, and Mastung.
The PDP had on Wednesday declared seven days of mourning during which it said flags in its office will fly at half mast.
On the day of mourning throughout the country, lower the State Flags of the Russian Federation.
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