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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mourn /ˈmorn, ˈmɔrn/
 (vt.)(vi.)哀悼,憂傷,服喪

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mourn v. i. [imp. & p. p. Mourned p. pr. & vb. n. Mourning.]
 1. To express or to feel grief or sorrow; to grieve; to be sorrowful; to lament; to be in a state of grief or sadness.
    Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep for her.   --Gen. xxiii. 2.
 2. To wear the customary garb of a mourner.
    We mourn in black; why mourn we not in blood?   --Shak.
    Grieve for an hour, perhaps, then mourn a year.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mourn, v. t.
 1. To grieve for; to lament; to deplore; to bemoan; to bewail.
    As if he mourned his rival's ill success.   --Addison.
 And looking over the hills, I mourn
 The darling who shall not return.   --Emerson.
 2. To utter in a mournful manner or voice.
 The lovelorn nightingale
 Nightly to thee her sad song mourneth well.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- See Deplore.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 mourn
      v 1: feel sadness; "She is mourning her dead child"
      2: observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved
         one

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Mourn
    Frequent references are found in Scripture to, (1.) Mourning for
    the dead. Abraham mourned for Sarah (Gen. 23:2); Jacob for
    Joseph (37:34, 35); the Egyptians for Jacob (50:3-10); Israel
    for Aaron (Num. 20:29), for Moses (Deut. 34:8), and for Samuel
    (1 Sam. 25:1); David for Abner (2 Sam. 3:31, 35); Mary and
    Martha for Lazarus (John 11); devout men for Stephen (Acts 8:2),
    etc.
      (2.) For calamities, Job (1:20, 21; 2:8); Israel (Ex. 33:4);
    the Ninevites (Jonah 3:5); Israel, when defeated by Benjamin
    (Judg. 20:26), etc.
      (3.) Penitential mourning, by the Israelites on the day of
    atonement (Lev. 23:27; Acts 27:9); under Samuel's ministry (1
    Sam. 7:6); predicted in Zechariah (Zech. 12:10, 11); in many of
    the psalms (51, etc.).
      Mourning was expressed, (1) by weeping (Gen. 35:8, marg.; Luke
    7:38, etc.); (2) by loud lamentation (Ruth 1:9; 1 Sam. 6:19; 2
    Sam. 3:31); (3) by the disfigurement of the person, as rending
    the clothes (Gen. 37:29, 34; Matt. 26:65), wearing sackcloth
    (Gen. 37:34; Ps. 35:13), sprinkling dust or ashes on the person
    (2 Sam. 13:19; Jer. 6:26; Job 2:12), shaving the head and
    plucking out the hair of the head or beard (Lev. 10:6; Job
    1:20), neglect of the person or the removal of ornaments (Ex.
    33:4; Deut. 21:12, 13; 2 Sam. 14:2; 19:24; Matt. 6:16, 17),
    fasting (2 Sam. 1:12), covering the upper lip (Lev. 13:45; Micah
    3:7), cutting the flesh (Jer. 16:6, 7), and sitting in silence
    (Judg. 20:26; 2 Sam. 12:16; 13:31; Job 1:20).
      In the later times we find a class of mourners who could be
    hired to give by their loud lamentation the external tokens of
    sorrow (2 Chr. 35:25; Jer. 9:17; Matt. 9:23).
      The period of mourning for the dead varied. For Jacob it was
    seventy days (Gen. 50:3); for Aaron (Num. 20:29) and Moses
    (Deut. 34:8) thirty days; and for Saul only seven days (1 Sam.
    31:13). In 2 Sam. 3:31-35, we have a description of the great
    mourning for the death of Abner.