Definition of Melancholy


  • a humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy
    - black bile
  • a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed
  • a feeling of thoughtful sadness


  • grave or even gloomy in character
    "solemn and mournful music"
    "a suit of somber black"
    "a somber mood"
  • 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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Unscramble melancholy

416 unscramble word found using the letters melancholy.

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