Melencholly or melancholy

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Melancholy

Noun

Definition:

A feeling of pensive sadness, typically with no obvious cause

Examples:

  1. An air of melancholy surrounded him
  2. He had an ability to convey a sense of deep melancholy and yearning through much of his work
  3. At the centre of his music lies a profound melancholy and nostalgia

Synonyms:

  • Desolation
  • Sadness
  • Pensiveness
  • Woe

Melancholy

Adjective

Definition:

Having a feeling of melancholy; sad and pensive

Examples:

  1. She felt a little melancholy
  2. A dark, melancholy young man with deep-set eyes

Synonyms:

  • Sad
  • Sorrowful
  • Desolate
  • Melancholic

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