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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A state of sadness or unhappiness.

Usage examples (34)
  • Never give way to melancholy; resist it steadily, for the habit will encroach.
  • Growing more melancholy every hour
  • The adjective "melancholy" is correct, but it is something less than pleasure.
  • Dream's melancholy is countered by the ever-practical for more
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