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Oxford dictionary definition of the word melancholy:
a feeling of pensive sadness, typically with no obvious cause:
an air of melancholy surrounded him
he had an ability to convey a sense of deep melancholy and yearning through much of his work
at the centre of his music lies a profound melancholy and nostalgia
another term for melancholia (as a mental condition).
historicalanother term for black bile.
having a feeling of melancholy; sad and pensive:
she felt a little melancholy
a dark, melancholy young man with deep-set eyes
causing or expressing sadness; depressing:
the melancholy tone of her writing
Middle English: from Old French melancolie, via late Latin from Greek melankholia, from melas, melan- ‘black’ + kholē ‘bile’, an excess of which was formerly believed to cause depression