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melancholic

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adjective mel·an·chol·ic \ˌme-lən-ˈkä-lik\

Simple Definition of melancholic

  • : very sad

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of melancholic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or subject to melancholy :  depressed

  2. 2 :  of or relating to melancholia

  3. 3 :  tending to depress the spirits :  saddening

melancholic noun

Examples of melancholic in a sentence

  1. <she becomes quite melancholic when she reflects on all the lost opportunities of her life>



14th Century

First Known Use of melancholic

14th century



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