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Definition of the noun melancholic

What does melancholic mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: melancholics

  1. someone subject to melancholia
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of melancholic: melancholiac
    • more generic word: depressive = someone suffering psychological depression

Alternative definition of the noun melancholic

noun

  1. A person who is habitually melancholy.

Definition of the adjective melancholic

What does melancholic mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more melancholic / most melancholic

  1. characterized by or causing or expressing sadness
    • example: her melancholic smile
    • synonym of melancholic: melancholy
    • similar: sad

Alternative definition of the adjective melancholic

adjective

  1. Filled with or affected by melancholy—great sadness or depression, especially of a thoughtful or introspective nature.

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Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

Some writers, following Cullen, divide human temperaments into two main classes—the sanguineous and the melancholic, ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature (2006)

by David Scott Kastan

Melancholic individuals (among whom Burton numbered himself) were held to suffer from an excess of “black bile,” the product of one of the four “cardinal humours” (the others being choler or yellow bile, blood, and phlegm), out of which an ...

Google previewMedical lexicon (1857)

A dictionary of medical science ... by Robley Dunglison

MEL'ANCHOLIC, Melancholic*; Melan'cho- lut, Melanchulo'det, (Se.) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Psychological Medicine (1892)

Giving the Definition, Etymology and Synonyms of the Terms Used in Medical Psychology with the Symptoms, Treatment, and Pathology of Insanity and the Law of Lunacy in Great Britain and Ireland by Daniel Hack Tuke

Melancholic Symptom* prominent. — These may be of any shade of mental depression, from mere sadness to deep distress, suicidal bent, nr stuporous melancholia. Terrifying delusions often exist ; the patients, stricken with anxiety and ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (1999)

by Raymond J. Corsini

medication,induced movemem disorders melancholic personality marriage, child care, and emotional reactions. See CLtNtCAL SOCtAL WORKER, PSYCHtATRtC SOCtAL WORKER. SOCtAL WORKER. medication,induced movement ...

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Quotes about Melancholic

When humor can be made to alternate with melancholy, one has a success, but when the same things are funny and melancholic at the same time, it's just wonderful. (Francois Truffaut)
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Scrabble value of M3E1L1A1N1C3H4O1L1I1C3

The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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