American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Mournful

MOURNFUL, a. Intended to express sorrow, or exhibiting the appearance of grief, as a mournful bell; mournful music.

No funeral rites nor man in mournful weeds.

1. Causing sorrow; sad; calamitous; as a mournful death.

2. Sorrowful; feeling grief.

The mournful fair--

Shall visit her distinguished urn.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Mournful," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed April 20, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBHNKS5B3QRHB5T.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Mournful." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 20 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBHNKS5B3QRHB5T.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Mournful' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 20 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=DBHNKS5B3QRHB5T.