(v. i.) To utter a loud, protraced, mournful sound or cry, as dogs and wolves often do.
(v. i.) To utter a sound expressive of distress; to cry aloud and mournfully; to lament; to wail.
(v. i.) To make a noise resembling the cry of a wild beast.
(v. t.) To utter with outcry.
(n.) The protracted, mournful cry of a dog or a wolf, or other like sound.
(n.) A prolonged cry of distress or anguish; a wail.
(1) The move has already unleashed howls of protests – not least among leftist opponents – who have accused the government of not only selling off the "family silver" but doing so at a time of market depression and rock-bottom prices.
(2) Under an abandoned flour mill and in a "howling, freezing" power station, he had "eaten sandwiches and coffee coated thick with dust".
(3) Having started out preening (he tells a former colleague that he lives "the life of Riley"), he ends up howling alone on a small rock, the decision to adorn himself with a beautiful young wife having stolen his stature, robbed him of his dignity.
(4) You can kind of shake it up, and we start all over again.” The base howled; it was all the proof anyone needed that he was a lyin’ centrist all along.
(5) Many leapt from the tyres they were swinging in to furrow their brows and howl in anger.
(6) Every last joule of Tony Abbott’s political energy, every last howl of his most committed supporters, was derived from what philosopher Lauren Berlant once called “the scandal of ex-privilege”, including “rage at the stereotyped peoples who have appeared to change the political rules of social membership, and, with it, a desperate desire to return to an order of things deemed normal”.
(7) It elicited howls of outrage from readers threatening to cancel their subscriptions, insulting Ensley, and wishing the newspaper would not even mention the scandal.
(8) "I think 20 millisieverts is safe but I don't think it's good," said Itaru Watanabe of the education ministry, drawing howls of derision from the audience of participants.
(9) Harboured by the remote and pristine forests in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and on the border of the Central African Republic , the chimps were completely unknown until recently – apart from the local legends of giant apes that ate lions and howled at the moon.
(10) Yet to judge by the howls when Apple made the latest album free to download to all of the 800m or so iTunes account holders (by automatically adding it to their “Purchased” folder), there’s nothing the internet hates more than getting music for free.
(11) The launch of a Greene King “craft” range in 2013 brought angry howls of derision .
(12) As a result, the poverty will get deeper and the howls of protest ever louder.
(13) Helena writes: Previous reports of islands being put up for sale have ignited howls of fury - with successive governments inevitably having to deny the existence of any such plans.
(14) Which largely trumps the howls of outrage from the military wing of the Tory party.
(15) Holding it with both hands they howl into the octagon.
(16) Each attempt to cancel or cut a programme is greeted with howls from the lobbyists.
(17) 'The Brazilian spectators howled with laughter....' The miss mattered not a jot in terms of qualification.
(18) Rex Howling QC, for Michelle Young, told the judge in written submissions: "Mrs Young is adamant that Mr Young has access to large sums of money and that these funds are secreted in cleverly constructed offshore tax vehicles."
(19) An eerie howling atmospherically emanated from the moor.
(20) The sudden move elicited howls of protest from the new authorities in Kiev, and grave warnings from the west.
(a.) Full of sorrow; expressing, or intended to express, sorrow; mourning; grieving; sad; also, causing sorrow; saddening; grievous; as, a mournful person; mournful looks, tones, loss.
(1) The stages of mourning involve cognitive learning of the reality of the loss; behaviours associated with mourning, such as searching, embody unlearning by extinction; finally, physiological concomitants of grief may influence unlearning by direct effects on neurotransmitters or neurohormones, such as cortisol, ACTH, or norepinephrine.
(2) Those with shallow roots are least likely to mourn change.
(3) Asked by television reporters outside the church for comment on the officers’ decision to turn their backs, Lynch said: “The feeling is real, but today is about mourning, tomorrow is about debate.” Pressed on the point, Lynch said: “We have to understand the betrayal that they feel.
(4) Coping with dying patients and mourning are also basic family tasks.
(5) A bereavement during pregnancy is difficult to mourn: a pregnant woman is so increasingly preoccupied with the new life that mourning is interrupted and often impossible to resume later.
(6) Ten days after the consulate was stormed, thousands of Benghazi residents, some carrying American flags and placards mourning Stevens, stormed the base of Sharia, setting it ablaze.
(7) A model of transition that accounts for individual differences is used to discuss the potential interaction among variables associated with the mourning process.
(8) "Whilst business will not mourn the passing of many of the bodies announced today, some were doing valuable work which must not be lost amidst the widespread cull."
(9) Apart from a few diehards, it will be hard to mourn the defeat in 2010 of a political party that lost its moral bearings in its bid to woo middle England, slavishly reflecting back what it believed this narrow constituency wanted to hear.
(10) It also examined the needs of dispensers of care and relatives (whether mourning or not) of these persons.
(11) Despite the findings of this study, it was suggested that future dove management strategies consider the possibility of disease outbreaks involving white-winged doves and susceptible populations of mourning doves.
(12) The mourning period has caused controversy – while many laud him for his contributions to building Singapore into a wealthy city state, others have criticised his rule as one where the media was controlled and dissent was crushed.
(13) The Afghan government has declared three days of national mourning.
(14) If the internet allows us all to participate in collective mourning , then it should also demand that we do so more creatively.
(15) It was the third day of mourning for a young man named Issam.
(16) In order to escape from guilt he retreated once more to the protection of the organization and it is this which prevented him mourning his lost objects.
(17) As a sport, we mourn for Kirsty and remember her great contribution to swimming and the Loxton community.” Boden was a keen traveller and said she was “just your average dreamer, with a full-time job and a constant longing to go where I haven’t been”.
(18) Finally, Germany also mourned the death of four people in a car accident in Hamburg.
(19) 9.51pm BST And now, we prepare for retribution: David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) No Senator who heeledtoday on the NRA's command should have the gall to issue mournful statements the next time gun violence strikes.
(20) Last month saw impassioned protests from immigrant representatives after the mayor refused to declare an official day of mourning for three Chinese drowned in floods.