melancholy


mel·an·choly

noun \ˈmel-ən-ˌkäl-ē\
plural mel·an·chol·ies

Definition of MELANCHOLY

1
a : an abnormal state attributed to an excess of black bile and characterized by irascibility or depression b : black bile c : melancholia
2
: depression or dejection of spirits
melancholy adjective

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