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melancholia

noun

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The first known use of melancholia was circa 1553

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“Melancholia.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/melancholia. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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