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melancholy
'mɛlən,kɑːliː
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English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Grave or even gloomy in character.
  2. Characterized by or causing or expressing sadness.
(名) As a noun
  1. A humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy.
  2. A feeling of thoughtful sadness.
  3. A constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed.
Hyphenationmel•an•chol•y
Part of Speech(名) noun, (形) adjective
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忧郁yōuyùsullen; depressed; melancholy; dejected
悲哀bēi'āigrieved; sorrowful
yǐnmelancholy; grievous; mournful; to feel sorrow or grief; to grieve; to mourn; to be sad, prudent; cautious
melancholy; grievous; mournful; sad, to fear; to dread; to be scared of
哀婉āiwǎnmelancholy; sad and moving
悲愁bēichóumelancholy
惆怅chóuchàngmelancholy; depression
愁绪chóuxùmelancholy
melancholy; sincere
mènmelancholy
凄婉qīwǎnmelancholy; moving and sad; sweet and piteous
落落寡欢luò luò guǎ huānmelancholy; unhappy
chùmelancholy; grievous; mournful; sad, anxious and fearful, extremely sad
biǎnmelancholy; grievous; mournful, urgent; pressing
dense (growth); melancholy; (Chinese surname)
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