Student Thesaurus

2 entries found for melancholy.
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Entry Word: melancholy
Function: adjective
Text: 1 causing unhappiness <the melancholy thought of having to say good-bye to all the friends he had made over the summer> -- see SAD 2
2 feeling unhappiness <she was a bit melancholy after school ended for the year> -- see SAD 1
3 given to or marked by long, quiet thinking <a melancholy period in the artist's life that is reflected in his work> -- see CONTEMPLATIVE