Melancholic


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Melancholic [mel-uh n-kol-ik]

  • (adj) sadness, or a person who feels this way

  • (adj) disposed to or affected with melancholy; gloomy

Melancholic (मेलन्कालिक) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • अवसादग्रस्त, उदास, म्लान, विषादग्रस्त, विषादपूर्ण, उदासी की अवस्था

Melancholic Origin

  • 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

Melancholic in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • I felt melancholic about this.
  • For it’s when we’re melancholic that words flow for most of us and the emoji simply usurps those words.
  • But having said that, The Lovers and the Leavers is not a melancholic book.
  • What is commendable is that both actors effortlessly transition from happy to melancholic to even angry in some scenes.
  • His demeanour suggests a meditative melancholic mood.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Melancholic

  • melan = ‘black’ = sadness

Melancholic Pronunciation

Bollywood – Melancholic scenes


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