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noun as in lamenter

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As he tried to make his way through a crowd of mourners late last month, he looked preoccupied and even disoriented.

“I choose to be grateful for the time I had with him,” she told the mourners.

Netanyahu promised retaliation in his speech to mourners at the funeral for the three.

We seldom meet other mourners when we come here, but we know they come.

The family insisted that military mourners be seated up front.

With a great spirit he saw the things that are to come to pass at last, and comforted the mourners in Sion.

But, Mandy Ann held her back and whispered, "Can't you done 'have yerself at yer mammy's funeral an' we the only mourners?"

A group of humble mourners entered the gate, and they wore white favours, for the corpse was young.

Human hopes and promises had failed us; but God never forsakes the mourners and the captives who truly love and fear Him.

On certain festivals of the year there are a thousand mourners to every acre of Pre Lachaise.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mourners, such as: pallbearer, wailer, sorrower, griever, weeper, and bemoaner.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.