Depression of spirits; a gloomy state continuing a considerable time; deep dejection; gloominess.
Great and continued depression of spirits, amounting to mental unsoundness; melancholia.
Pensive maditation; serious thoughtfulness.
Depressed in spirits; dejected; gloomy dismal.
Producing great evil and grief; causing dejection; calamitous; afflictive; as, a melancholy event.
Part of the theory of four humours, brought on by excess of gloominess
sadness or depression of the spirits; pensive reflection or contemplation
a feeling of sadness.
a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed
a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy
characterized by or causing or expressing sadness; "growing more melancholy every hour"; "her melancholic smile"; "we acquainted him with the melancholy truth"