a gloomy state of mind, especially when habitual or prolonged; depression.
sober thoughtfulness; pensiveness.
affected with, characterized by, or showing melancholy; mournful; depressed: a melancholy mood.
causing melancholy or sadness; saddening: a melancholy occasion.
soberly thoughtful; pensive.
Melancholy may refer to: Melancholia, one of the four temperaments in pre-
modern medicine and proto-psychology, representing a state of low mood ...
Being melancholy means that you're overcome in sorrow, wrapped up in
sorrowful thoughts. The word started off as a noun for deep sadness, from a
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a : an abnormal state attributed to an excess of black bile and characterized by
irascibility or depression. b : black bile. c : melancholia. 2. a : depression of spirits
b. An emotional state characterized by sullenness and outbreaks of violent anger,
believed to arise from an excess of black bile. adj. 1. Feeling, showing, or ...
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melancholy and sadness” and thought he was “used by the hand of ...
melancholy (comparative more melancholy, superlative most melancholy).
Affected with great sadness or depression. [quotations ▽]. Melancholy people
Depression is melancholy minus its charms.” But what are the charms of