how to pronounce mourning


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The above transcription of mourning is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

mourning is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of mourning in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and I've definitely been mourning that I …”

meanings of mourning


  1. Drapes or coverings associated with mourning.
  2. The traditional clothes worn by those who mourn (in Western societies, typically coloured black).
  3. The act of expressing or feeling sorrow or regret; lamentation.
  4. Feeling or expressing sorrow over someone's death.


  1. Present participle of mourn.


  1. A surname​.

words that rhyme with mourning


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