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ˌmɛl ənˈkɒl ɪkmelan·cholic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. melancholic, melancholiacadjective

    someone subject to melancholia

  2. melancholy, melancholicadjective

    characterized by or causing or expressing sadness

    "growing more melancholy every hour"; "her melancholic smile"; "we acquainted him with the melancholy truth"

Wiktionary

  1. melancholicnoun

    A person who is habitually melancholy.

    Etymology: From μελαγχολικός, from μελαγχολία.

  2. melancholicadjective

    Filled with or affected by melancholyu2014great sadness or depression, especially of a thoughtful or introspective nature.

    Etymology: From μελαγχολικός, from μελαγχολία.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Melancholicadjective

    given to melancholy; depressed; melancholy; dejected; unhappy

    Etymology: [L. melancholicus, Gr. : cf. F. mlancholique.]

  2. Melancholicnoun

    one affected with a gloomy state of mind

    Etymology: [L. melancholicus, Gr. : cf. F. mlancholique.]

  3. Melancholicnoun

    a gloomy state of mind; melancholy

    Etymology: [L. melancholicus, Gr. : cf. F. mlancholique.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of melancholic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of melancholic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of melancholic in a Sentence

  1. Silvano Vinceti:

    In that layer we can see that she was not smiling and joyful but looked melancholic and sad.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    There is always a melancholic silence before entering every New Year!

  3. Greg Girard:

    Seeing Walled City fall into disuse was sort of melancholic, every city realizes too late to start caring about their architectural heritage -- it's a mistake that gets repeated everywhere. By the time you start caring about it, it's too late to save it.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    There is always something melancholic about the empty chairs.

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