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Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of MELANCHOLY

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


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