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Melancholy

Mel´an`chol`y
n.1.
1.Depression of spirits; a gloomy state continuing a considerable time; deep dejection; gloominess.
2.Great and continued depression of spirits, amounting to mental unsoundness; melancholia.
3.Pensive maditation; serious thoughtfulness.
4.Ill nature.
a.1.Depressed in spirits; dejected; gloomy dismal.
2.Producing great evil and grief; causing dejection; calamitous; afflictive; as, a melancholy event.
3.Somewhat deranged in mind; having the jugment impaired.
4.Favorable to meditation; somber.
A pretty, melancholy seat, well wooded and watered.
- Evelin.
Noun1.melancholy - a feeling of thoughtful sadness
2.melancholy - a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed
3.melancholy - a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy
Synonyms: black bile
Adj.1.melancholy - characterized by or causing or expressing sadness; "growing more melancholy every hour"; "her melancholic smile"; "we acquainted him with the melancholy truth"
Synonyms: melancholic
To dream that you are feeling melancholy, signifies disappointment in an event that was assumed to be a success. To see others melancholy in your dream, signifies unpleasant interruptions in your affairs that need to be tended to immediately.absorption, abstraction, aching heart, agony, agony of mind, anguish, atrabiliar, atrabilious, bale, beetle-browed, bitterness, black, black-browed, blase, bleeding heart, blue, blues, boredness, boredom, bouderie, broken heart, brown study, cheerless, cheerlessness, close study, concentration, contemplativeness, crestfallen, crushing, dark, deep thought, dejectedness, dejection, depressing, depth of misery, desolation, despair, desperation, despondency, discomposing, disconsolateness, dispiritedness, disquieting, disturbing, dolor, dolorous, dour, downheartedness, dreary, dumpish, dumpishness, dumps, engrossment, ennui, extremity, fed-up, fed-upness, forlorn, frowning, funereal, funky, gentle melancholy, gloominess, glowering, glumness, good and tired, grief, grim, grimness, grum, grumness, heartache, heartbroken, heavy heart, heavyhearted, heavyheartedness, infelicity, irked, jaded, jadedness, joyless, lachrymose, lamentable, life-weariness, life-weary, low, low-spirited, lowering, lugubrious, lugubriousness, melancholia, melancholic, melancholiness, miserable, miserableness, misery, moanful, moodiness, moodish, moodishness, mopey, moping, mopish, mopishness, morose, moroseness, mournful, mournfulness, mumpish, musing, pensiveness, perturbing, plaintive, preoccupation, profound thought, prostration, reflective, reflectiveness, reverie, romantic melancholy, rueful, saddened, saddening, satiated, satiation, satiety, scowling, sick, sick of, sombrous, sorrow, sorrowful, sorrowfulness, sorry, speculativeness, spleen, splenetic, study, suicidal despair, sulkiness, sulky, sullen, sullenness, surliness, surly, taedium vitae, tedium, thoughtful, thoughtfulness, tired, tired of, tired of living, tired to death, tiredness, triste, tristful, tristfulness, unhappiness, unhappy, wailful, wearied, weariful, wearifulness, weariness, weary, weary unto death, wistful, wistfulness, woe, woebegone, woeful, woefulness, world-weariness, world-weary, wretchedness
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