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  Definition of melancholy
  1. a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy
  2. a feeling of thoughtful sadness
  3. a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed
  4. characterized by or causing or expressing sadness; "growing more melancholy every hour"; "her melancholic smile"; "we acquainted him with the melancholy truth"
Similar Words: black bile, melancholic

 

Hyponyms: gloom, gloominess, somberness, heavyheartedness, pensiveness, brooding, world-weariness, Weltschmerz

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 忧郁   Dutch: melancholie and melancholisch  
Finnish: melankolinen   French: mélancolie and mélancolique  
German: Melancholie and melancholisch   Greek: μελαγχολία  
Icelandic: þunglyndi   Interlingua: melancholia  
Italian: malinconia   Japanese: 憂鬱  
Korean: 우울   Russian: меланхоличный and меланхолия  
Slovak: melanchólia   Spanish: melancólico and melancolía  
Swedish: melankoni   Turkish: hüzün  
 
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