Definition for "melancholy"
- Sadness or depression regarding the spirits; gloom: "There…
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- Sadness or depression regarding the spirits; gloom: "There Is Certainly melancholy when you look at the wind and sorrow in the lawn” ( Charles Kuralt).
- Pensive representation or contemplation.
- Archaic Black bile.
- Archaic a difficult state characterized by sullenness and outbreaks of violent anger, considered to arise from black bile.
- Black bile, previously regarded as one of several four "cardinal humours" of animal figures.
- Great despair or depression, particularly of a thoughtful or introspective nature.
- Depression of spirits; a gloomy condition continuing a large time; deep dejection; gloominess.
- Great and carried on depression of spirits, amounting to psychological unsoundness; melancholia.
- Pensive maditation; really serious thoughtfulness.
- Ill nature.
- Same as melancholia; in old use, insanity of any sort.
- A gloomy state of mind, particularly if habitual or of significant timeframe; despair of spirits as a result of grief or normal disposition; dejection; despair. Also, in technical use, melancholia.
- Sober thoughtfulness; pensiveness.
- Bitterness of experience; sick nature.
- Synonyms Hypochondria, gloominess, despondency.
- a sense of thoughtful sadness
- a humor which was when believed to be released because of the kidneys or spleen also to trigger sadness and melancholy
- a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and despondent
- Affected with or marked by depression for the spirits; unfortunate. See Synonyms at sad.
- maintaining advertise despair or gloom: a letter with a few melancholy development.
- Pensive; thoughtful.
- impacted with great despair or despair.
- Depressed in spirits; dejected; gloomy dismal.
- Producing great evil and grief; causing dejection; calamitous; afflictive.
- notably deranged in your mind; obtaining the jugment reduced.
- Favorable to meditation; somber.
- grave and sometimes even gloomy in personality
- described as or causing or articulating sadness
- created by melancholia or insanity of any sort.
- afflicted with despair of spirits; depressed in spirits; dejected; gloomy.
- fond of contemplation; thoughtful; pensive. See I., 3.
- creating or fitted to produce despair or gloom; sad; mournful: as, a melancholy reality; a melancholy event.
- Grave or gloomy in personality; suggestive of melancholy; somber.