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Morning vs Mourning

Morning vs Mourning. The woman will have many years of mourning from the death of her husband this morning. Immortalize your writing with ErrNET!

Morning as a noun is the period of time between midnight and noon, especially from sunrise to noon; sunrise.
Morning as an exclamation (informal) is short for good morning.

Mourning as a noun is the expression of deep sorrow for someone who has died, typically involving following certain conventions such as wearing black clothes.
Mourning as a verb is to feel or show deep sorrow or regret for (someone or their death), typically by following conventions such as the wearing of black clothes; feel regret or sadness about (the loss or disappearance of something).

Morning and mourning are types of homonyms called heterographs, which are words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings and spellings. “Morning” and “mourning” are often confused and misused words in English writing. To avoid making this mistake in your writing, use ErrNET, the world’s leading copyediting technology!

Morning sentence examples:

I am definitely not an early riser and hate getting up early in the morning.

Morning, did you sleep well?

I have to go now or I will be late for my important meeting this morning.

I eat the same every morning for breakfast and I’m tired of it.

We are going to have to leave early in the morning if we want to get there on time.

I witnessed the most beautiful sunrise this morning on my jog.

I am going to cook you an awesome breakfast tomorrow morning.

My wife cannot function in the morning until she has her coffee.

Mourning sentence examples:

I am still in mourning over the death of my dog because she was like a daughter to me.

I have a feeling that she will be mourning her mother’s death for a long time because they were very close.

I noticed that she still dresses in all black because I think she is still mourning her father’s death.

I am irritable and out of sorts because I think I am still mourning the loss of my brother.

Although I am very empathetic, I wish my wife would snap out of her state of mourning because she is detached and emotionally unavailable.

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