English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "mourn"

We heard a mournful sound coming from the old haunted houseThe entire nation mourned the deaths of those killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001.

We heard a mournful sound coming from the old haunted house.

The old women were in mourning, and were dressed completely in black.

He still mourned the loss of his old dog even 10 years after its death.

Gwen still mourns the death of her brother.

The little boy stood mournfully at the door waving good-bye as his father left.

Anger, denial, sadness and confusion are all part of the mourning process.

The President has called for a day of mourning to honor those killed in the worst train accident in the country's history.

Yousef's mother died while he was out of the country and no one told him, so when he finally went back home two years later and found out, he had to go through the process of mourning her death all alone because the rest of his family had already gone through it.

Thousands of people turned out on the streets of Ottawa to mourn the death of Pierre Elliot Trudeau.

I went to the funeral to mourn the loss of my friend.

The period of mourning in my country generally lasts about 10 days.

General George Patton once said that it is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died; rather, we should thank God that such men lived.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote, Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again.

There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which states that when you die, your sister's tears will dry as time goes on, your widow's tears will end in another's arms, but your mother will mourn you until the day she dies.

The only thing that is missing at the rich man's funeral is mourners.

At funerals in ancient China, when the lid of the coffin was closed, mourners took a few steps backward to keep their shadows from getting caught in the box.

The color preference for clothes of mourning in India is brown, which symbolizes withered leaves.

Robert Burns wrote: Man's inhumanity to man makes countless thousands mourn!

In Korea and China, white is the color of mourning, rather than black.

On August 17, 1977, more than 75,000 mourning fans attempted to visit the funeral of Elvis Presley at his home in Graceland.

Death is not normally a time for mourning in Madagascar.

When a Somali woman's husband dies, she must remain in mourning for four months and ten days.


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