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Definitions of melancholia:

part of speech: noun

Despondency; depression; acute unhappiness.

Usage examples for melancholia:

  • Soon after the birth of her second child the Princess grew dangerously ill, and her malady was heightened by the deep melancholia which had for some time past preyed upon her. "Claimants to Royalty", John H. Ingram
  • In 1846, and again in the summer of 1847, he suffered a violent melancholia "The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2", Rupert Hughes
  • The doctor said melancholia "Gargoyles", Ben Hecht

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