mourn /ˈmoɚn/ verb mourns; mourned; mourn·ing
to feel or show great sadness because someone has died [no obj
] ▪ When he dies, people throughout the world will mourn. [=grieve]
— often + for ▪ Thousands mourned for him.
] ▪ She is still mourning her husband, who died last year. ▪ Thousands of people mourned his death/passing. ▪ She was mourned by everyone who knew her.
to feel or show great sadness or unhappiness about (something) [+ obj
] ▪ She mourned the loss of her youth. ▪ He still mourns the fact that he never went to college.
] — usually + for ▪ She mourned for her lost youth.