Definition of MELANCHOLY

noun : MELANCHOLY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed ;

  • 3. (

    ) a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy ;

Adjective : MELANCHOLY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) characterized by or causing or expressing sadness; "growing more melancholy every hour"; "her melancholic smile"; "we acquainted him with the melancholy truth" ;


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