- Depressed in spirits; dejected; gloomy dismal. - Producing great evil and grief; causing dejection;
calamitous; afflictive; as, a melancholy event. - Somewhat deranged in mind; having the jugment impaired. - Favorable to meditation; somber.
2. Melancholy [n.]
- Depression of spirits; a gloomy state continuing a
considerable time; deep dejection; gloominess. - Great and continued depression of spirits, amounting to
mental unsoundness; melancholia. - Pensive maditation; serious thoughtfulness. - Ill nature.