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WHAT DOES MOURNING MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Mourning is, in the simplest sense, synonymous with grief over the death of someone. The word is also used to describe a cultural complex of behaviours in which the bereaved participate or are expected to participate. Customs vary between different cultures and evolve over time, though many core behaviors remain constant. Wearing black clothes is one practice followed in many countries, though other forms of dress are also seen. Those most affected by the loss of a loved one often observe a period of grieving, marked by withdrawal from social events and quiet, respectful behavior. People may also follow certain religious traditions for such occasions. Mourning may also apply to the death of, or anniversary of the death of, an important individual like a local leader, monarch, religious figure, etc. State mourning may occur on such an occasion. In recent years some traditions have given way to less strict practices, though many customs and traditions continue to be followed.
The first definition of mourning in the dictionary is the act or feelings of one who mourns; grief. Other definition of mourning is the conventional symbols of grief, such as the wearing of black.Mourning is also the period of time during which a death is officially mourned.
The translations of mourning from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «mourning» in English.
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «mourning».
FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MOURNING» OVER TIME
The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «mourning» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «mourning» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.
Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about mourning
10 QUOTES WITH «MOURNING»
Famous quotes and sentences with the word mourning.
Mourning is not forgetting... It is an undoing. Every minute tie has to be untied and something permanent and valuable recovered and assimilated from the dust.
To re-live these characters would be wonderful, because I know when the show ends it will be huge mourning process.
I've had some interesting roles along the way, but they tend to be cause-driven. They're always about something. There isn't time for character work as an actor because you're fighting the cause or mourning the child or fighting the disease, etc.
It was a huge shock. I've never had hair that short in my life! I think the rest of the cast and crew were mourning my haircut more than I was! But after a while, I felt liberated, I learned to embrace it.
As a citizen of the post-historical variety, I am in continual mourning and prepared for worse.
George Washington Cable
And in the afternoon they entered a land - but such a land! A land hung in mourning, darkened by gigantic cypresses, submerged; a land of reptiles, silence, shadow, decay.
The Chinese seemed to be mourning Mao in a heartfelt fashion. But I wondered how many of their tears were genuine. People had practiced acting to such a degree that they confused it with their true feelings.
When something that occupies a giant space in your life comes to an end, then you have to go through a mourning period. I loved 'The Shield.' It was one of the hardest and one of the greatest experiences of my life. But having said that, I'm always thinking about what's next.
Mourning is not forbidden, you know.
Mourning Ruby is not a flat landscape: it is more like a box with pictures painted on every face. And each face is also a door which opens, I hope, to take the reader deep into the book.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MOURNING»
Discover the use of mourning in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to mourning and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in ...
Tensions arose inevitably. Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning is a profound and moving book of seminal importance for the attempt to understand the course of European history during the first half of the twentieth century.
Jay Winter, 2014
Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence
An appraisal of post-September 11 America presents the U.S. government's decision to attack Afghanistan and Iraq as a response to loss and grief, arguing that the vulnerability being experienced in the western world is posing an opportunity ...
Judith Butler, 2006
The Work of Mourning
But he also inspires the respect that comes from an illustrious career, and, among many who were his colleagues and peers, he inspired friendship. The Work of Mourning is a collection that honors those friendships in the wake of passing.
Jacques Derrida, Pascale-Anne Brault, Michael Naas, 2003
Warped Mourning: Stories of the Undead in the Land of the ...
This book's premise is that late Soviet and post-Soviet culture, haunted by its past, has produced a unique set of memorial practices.
Alexander Etkind, 2013
On Freud's "Mourning and Melancholia"
The distinction often made is that mourning occurs after the death of a loved one while in melancholia the object of love does not qualify as irretrievably lost. Melancholia is about a loss that is sometimes retrievable.
Mourning Dove was the pen name of Christine Quintasket, a member of the Colville Federated Tribes of eastern Washington State.
Mourning Dove, Jay Miller, 1990
Mourning Sex: Performing Public Memories
This is a book about the exhilaration and the catastrophe of embodiment. Analyzing different instances of injured bodies, Peggy Phelan considers what sustained attention to the affective force of trauma might yield for critical theory.
Peggy Phelan, 2013
Mourning Happiness: Narrative and the Politics of Modernity
"A work of rare scope and power that grapples with the big questions: Is happiness the proper end of life, as the Greeks conceived it to be, or is life, as it appears since the early English novel, an endless trial?" Adam Potkay"
Vivasvan Soni, 2010
Mothers in Mourning: With the Essay, Of Amnesty and Its Opposite
"Nicole Loraux brilliantly elucidates how Athenian politics were 'gendered' in the Classical period.
Mourning Become...: Post/Memory and Commemoration of the ...
This fascinating work challenges many of the accepted facts about the concentration camps run by the British during the South African War.
Liz Stanley, 2006
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MOURNING»
Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term mourning is used in the context of the following news items.
Mourning India Clarke, Tenth Transgender Woman Killed in 2015
India Clarke was studying to be a cosmetologist. Her mom described her as a “good-hearted” and “loving” person, who “loved to laugh, [and] ... «Human Rights Campaign, Jul 15»
CHP submits motion for national mourning period over Suruç killings
The Republican People's Party (CHP) tabled a motion on July 22 for the declaration of a three-day long period of national mourning over the ... «Hurriyet Daily News, Jul 15»
Fatal Cape Coral pool hall crash leaves many in mourning
Ronald Gravel always beat his brother in billiards. So it made sense he enjoyed his job as a kitchen manager at Diamond Billiards in Cape ... «The News-Press, Jul 15»
Turkey's CHP submits motion for 3-days of mourning to honor Suruç …
Opposition politicians on Wednesday proposed three day mourning for the 32 people killed in the Suruç bomb attack in southern Turkey. «BGN NEWS, Jul 15»
Turkey's opposition calls for Suruc mourning days
Opposition politicians on Wednesday proposed three days mourning for the 32 people killed in the Suruc bomb attack in southern Turkey. «Journal of Turkish Weekly, Jul 15»
Turkey in mourning, National Front intrigue, Emoji movie
Turkey is mourning the victims of this week's suicide bombing in the city of Suruc, along the border with Syria. “Turkey Cried,” today's headline ... «Worldcrunch, Jul 15»
Mourning drivers to carry Bianchi message
Mourning F1 drivers will carry on their cars the 'CiaoJules' hashtag tribute to their fallen rival Jules Bianchi this weekend in Hungary. «GrandPrix, Jul 15»
Indiana Gov. calls for period of mourning after TN shooting rampage
Governor Mike Pence has declared a period of mourning in the wake of last week's shooting in Tennessee which took the lives of four U.S. ... «WNDU-TV, Jul 15»
Mourning The Temples' Losses
It concludes the Three Weeks period of semi-mourning that began with the fast on the 17th day of the month of Tamuz. The entire month of Av in ... «The Jewish Week, Jul 15»
Op-Ed: At season of Jewish mourning, time to consider our own …
Giacinto-Boulos Marcuzzo, the Roman Catholic auxiliary bishop of the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, inspecting the torched Church of the ... «Jewish Post, Jul 15»
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