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President Alberto Fernández announced three days of national mourning.
POLICE SEARCH HOME AND OFFICE OF MARADONA’S DOCTOR IN DEATH INVESTIGATIONRUBY MELLEN, ANA HERRERONOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
With the Wendt Center, he also developed a grief and mourning program for students in Washington public schools.
BRUCE SKLAREW, PSYCHIATRIST WHO CREATED GRIEF-THERAPY PROGRAM, DIES AT 88BART BARNESNOVEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last month sent the country into a state of mourning and also political chaos, two elements that many felt were at odds with one another.
ANITA HILL REMEMBERS RUTH BADER GINSBURG: ‘YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE IN THE WINNING COLUMN TO BE POWERFUL’NICOLE GOODKINDOCTOBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
By the time the pandemic fully swept over New York City this spring, Electric’s employees were already in mourning.
THE BIGGEST RISK IN BUSINESS RIGHT NOW IS GRIEFMARIA ASPANSEPTEMBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sent waves of shock across the country on Friday evening, leading to mass mourning on what would typically be a day of celebration, Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.
DEMOCRATIC DONATIONS SKYROCKET AFTER DEATH OF RUTH BADER GINSBURGNICOLE GOODKINDSEPTEMBER 19, 2020FORTUNE
The farewell and the mourning are finished by the slaughter of dogs, that the dying man may have forerunners in the other world.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
I am thankful that prolonged mourning is out of date; it made a fright of me and was getting on my nerves.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Indeed, it made me understand for the first time that even a Bank Holiday need not be a day of wrath and mourning.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Looking through this hole, the king perceived an old man weeping, a man in mourning garb singing, and a nun or widow dancing.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Then through a hole in the door I saw an old man crying, a dancing nun, and a man in mourning singing.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
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WORDS RELATED TO MOURNING

  • anguish
  • bitterness
  • blue devils
  • blue funk
  • blues
  • catatonia
  • chagrin
  • cheerlessness
  • dejection
  • desolation
  • despair
  • despondency
  • disconsolateness
  • discouragement
  • dismals
  • distress
  • doldrums
  • dolor
  • downheartedness
  • dullness
  • dumps
  • foreboding
  • grief
  • heaviness
  • heavy-heartedness
  • horror
  • low spirits
  • malaise
  • misery
  • misgiving
  • morbidity
  • mourning
  • oppression
  • pensiveness
  • pessimism
  • sadness
  • saturninity
  • sorrow
  • unhappiness
  • vexation
  • weariness
  • woe
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