Part of speech:
A mood disorder characterized by an inability to experience pleasure, difficulty in concentrating, disturbance of sleep and appetite, and feelings of sadness, guilt, and helplessness.
A condition of great wretchedness or suffering because of pain, sorrow, poverty, etc.; distress
A source or cause of sorrow; a misfortune:
Morbidity is a term used to describe how often a disease occurs in a specific area or is a term used to describe a focus on death.
(Medicine) A mental disorder characterized by excessive fear of or preoccupation with a serious illness, despite medical testing and reassurance to the contrary.
Vexation is something that causes you to be annoyed or distressed.
The doctrine or belief that this is the worst of all possible worlds and that all things ultimately tend toward evil.
A sense of impending evil or misfortune.
Mental grasp; perception or understanding
The definition of a misgiving is a feeling of doubt or distrust about something.
Anything causing pain or distress; calamity
Complete loss of hope.
A feeling of being weighed down in mind or body:
Agonizing physical or mental pain; torment.
A cause of horror:
Mourning is a feeling and period of sadness after a loss.
Death or decay of living tissue; gangrene.
A feeling of embarrassment or distress because one has failed or been disappointed
The definition of happiness is the state of joy, peace and tranquility.
(Philosophy) The doctrine, asserted by Leibniz, that this world is the best of all possible worlds.
In low spirits; depressed; disheartened
Causing or suggesting dejection; cheerless
Marked by or exhibiting sorrow, grief, or pain.
Of, causing, or having dyspepsia
Appropriate for or suggestive of a funeral; mournful:
That cannot be consoled; disconsolate; brokenhearted
Affected with or subject to melancholy.
The definition of morose is having a gloomy attitude or character.
The definition of peevish is hard to please or having a bad temper.
Of or relating to the dwarf planet Pluto.
Of deep igneous or magmatic origin:
Hollow and deep.
Affected or marked by ill humor or irritability.
Serving to obscure or darken.
The definition of tomblike is similar to a grave or tomb.
Not conducive to social exchange:
Equatorial ocean regions noted for dead calms and light fluctuating breezes
The pathway or route of such illumination to a person:
Something that encourages
Intense and especially ecstatic or exultant happiness, or an instance of such feeling.
The state of being lively, brisk, or full of spirit and vigor; vivacity; spiritedness
Brilliance; liveliness; vivacity
A musical form, African-American in origin, generally featuring an eight-bar or twelve-bar structure and using the blues scale.
Despondency is defined as a state of feeling hopeless or dejected.
A state of severe depression.
A feeling or spell of dismally low spirits
A dull, spiritless person.
To darken with or as if with clouds; obscure:
To make (the eyes or the vision) dim; darken or obscure
To make obscure or muddled; confuse; bewilder
To blur (a surface or an outline)
To become cloudy or overcast:
To make seem dim, as by comparison
The partial or total blocking of light of one celestial object by another. An eclipse of the Sun or Moon occurs when the Earth, Moon, and Sun are aligned. &diamf3; In a solar eclipse the Moon comes between the Sun and Earth. During a total solar eclipse the disk of the Moon fully covers that of the Sun, and only the Sun's corona is visible. &diamf3; An annular eclipse occurs when the Moon is farthest in its orbit from the Earth so that its disk does not fully cover that of the Sun, and part of the Sun's photosphere is visible as a ring around the Moon. &diamf3; In a lunar eclipse all or a part of the Moon's disk enters the umbra of the Earth's shadow and is no longer illuminated by the Sun. Lunar eclipses occur only during a full moon, when the Moon is directly opposite the Sun.
To spray the leaves of (a houseplant) with water from a mister
To obfuscate is to confuse someone, or to obscure the meaning of something.
(Linguistics) To reduce (a vowel) to the neutral sound represented by schwa (ə).
To cast a shadow over; darken or obscure.
A feeling or spell of dismally low spirits
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