Adjective "Melancholy" Definition and Examples




    1. a gloomy state of mind, especially when habitual or prolonged; depression.

    2. sober thoughtfulness; pensiveness.

    3. Archaic. the condition of having too much black bile, considered in ancient and medieval medicine to cause gloominess and depression. black bile. adjective

    4. affected with, characterized by, or showing melancholy; mournful; depressed: a melancholy mood.

    5. causing melancholy or sadness; saddening: a melancholy occasion.

    6. soberly tho


    "people can be melancholy after openings."

    "nudes can be melancholy in colours."

    "people can be melancholy."

    "expressions can be melancholy."

    "thoughts can be melancholy."

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