Someone filled with or expressing grief or sadness, especially over a death; someone who mourns. (noun)
Examples of word mourner
The mourner is cheared, and the anxious have rest;
Boss has found that such losses are uniquely painful, partly because they deprive people of mourning rituals and can go on until the mourner is â€œphysically and emotionally exhausted from the relentless uncertainty.â€
Corporeal metaphors for the child appear often in the texts, especially when the mourner is not the biological mother.
â€¢ Sensing his potential as an actor, Shashi Kapoor deleted his scene as a junior artist playing a mourner from the English film "Bombay Talkie."
To call a mourner by his own name was considered an insult to the departed, and often led to fighting and bloodshed.