Definition Of melancholy
having a feeling of melancholy; sad and pensive.
she felt a little melancholy
Example Of melancholy
A knock on his cabin door interrupted Captain Valentine's melancholy day spent in isolated depression.
A list of patients admitted during the hospital's first years shows that reasons for admission included hysterick disorders, bloody flux, tertian ague, and melancholy .
A lot of times his lyrics remind me of being a little kid and I really like the sadness and melancholy these songs evoke of that time.
A lot of times when we play in countries where English isn't the first language we get accused of being melancholy and miserable.
A morose mood of deep melancholy has descended upon me this afternoon.