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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone subject to sadness adj. - Characterized by or causing or expressing sadness.

Usage examples (34)
  • I will go out on a limb and suggest a certain melancholic mood perchance?
  • Many great artists — and not only they — were described as melancholic, among them
  • Rembrandt and Velázquez — was ever described as melancholic and, indeed, showed any traces of the affliction.
  • The band's past is filled with beautiful and dense orchestrations that can only be described as melancholic and morose. for more
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