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melancholy

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1 causing unhappiness
  • the melancholy thought of having to say good-bye to all the friends he had made over the summer
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2 feeling unhappiness
  • She was a bit melancholy after her youngest child left for college.
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3 given to or marked by long, quiet thinking
  • a melancholy period in the artist's life that is reflected in his work
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