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Meaning of MOURNER

Pronunciation:  'mowrnur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person who is feeling grief (as grieving over someone who has died)
 

MOURNER is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: griever, lamenter, sorrower
 
 See Also: bearer, pallbearer, unfortunate, unfortunate person, wailer, weeper

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mourn"er\, n.
1. One who mourns or is grieved at any misfortune, as the
   death of a friend.

         His mourners were two hosts, his friends and foes.
                                               --Byron.

2. One who attends a funeral as a hired mourner.

         Mourners were provided to attend the funeral.
                                               --L'Estrange.

 

 

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