melancholic

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

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


MELANCHOLIC Defined for English Language Learners

melancholic

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

Definition of melancholic for English Language Learners

  • : very sad


Medical Dictionary

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melancholic

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adjective mel·an·chol·ic \ˌmel-ən-ˈkäl-ik\

Medical Definition of melancholic

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

  2. 2:  of or relating to melancholia


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melancholic

noun mel·an·chol·ic

Medical Definition of melancholic

  1. 1:  a melancholy person

  2. 2:  melancholiac



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