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Melancholy synonyms

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Affected with depression as a mood disorder.
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  1. Affected with depression as a mood disorder.
  2. Gloomy; dejected; sad
  3. Unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others; despondent
Not suitable; inappropriate:
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  1. Not suitable; inappropriate:
  2. Sad; wretched; sorrowful
  3. Not happy or joyful; sad or sorrowful:
Affected or marked by low spirits; dejected.
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  1. Affected or marked by low spirits; dejected.
  2. Without energy, gusto or drive, enervated, without the will to accomplish, disheartened.
Dismal; bleak.
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  1. Dismal; bleak.
  2. Gloomy; cheerless; depressing; dismal; dull
  3. Boring; dull:
Regrettable; deplorable:
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  1. Regrettable; deplorable:
  2. Not suitable or successful
  3. Characterized by, bringing, or causing misfortune:
The state or characteristic of being wistful.
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  1. The state or characteristic of being wistful.
One despaired of or causing despair:
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  1. One despaired of or causing despair:
  2. A person or thing causing despair
  3. Loss of hope; utter hopelessness; complete despondency.
The feeling of not being happy
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  1. The feeling of not being happy
The form of jazz and popular music that evolved from this
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  1. The form of jazz and popular music that evolved from this
  2. A style of music that evolved from southern African-American secular songs and is usually distinguished by a strong 4/4 rhythm, flatted thirds and sevenths, a 12-bar structure, and lyrics in a three-line stanza in which the second line repeats the first:
  3. A state of depression or melancholy. Often used with the.
Evacuation of the intestinal tract; defecation.
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  1. Evacuation of the intestinal tract; defecation.
  2. The state of being dejected; low spirits.
  3. Lowness of spirits; depression
A lowering in amount, degree, or position:
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  1. A lowering in amount, degree, or position:
  2. A mood disorder characterized by persistent sadness or inability to experience pleasure combined with other symptoms including poor concentration, indecisiveness, sleep problems, changes in appetite, and feelings of guilt, helplessness, and hopelessness.
  3. A reduction in physiological vigor or activity:
Despondency.
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  1. Despondency.
  2. The state of being downcast or despondent.
Depression of spirits from loss of hope, confidence, or courage; dejection.
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  1. Depression of spirits from loss of hope, confidence, or courage; dejection.
  2. A feeling of depression or disheartenment.
Equatorial ocean regions noted for dead calms and light fluctuating breezes
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  1. Equatorial ocean regions noted for dead calms and light fluctuating breezes
  2. A period of depression or unhappy listlessness.
  3. A region of the globe found over the oceans near the equator in the intertropical convergence zone and having weather characterized variously by calm air, light winds, or squalls and thunderstorms. Hurricanes originate in this region.
The characteristic of being doleful; sadness.
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  1. The characteristic of being doleful; sadness.
The characteristic of being downhearted; sadness.
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Plural form of dump
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  1. Plural form of dump
  2. A gloomy, melancholy state of mind; depression. Often used with the :
(Psychol.) A generalized feeling of ill-being; esp., an abnormal feeling of anxiety, discontent, physical discomfort, etc.
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  1. (Psychol.) A generalized feeling of ill-being; esp., an abnormal feeling of anxiety, discontent, physical discomfort, etc.
  2. A state of feeling unwell or unhappy; a feeling of emotional and mental discomfort and suffering from restlessness, malaise, depression or anxiety.
A state of severe depression.
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  1. A state of severe depression.
  2. A form of rhythm and blues originating in the 1970s in which highly syncopated polyrhythms are combined with a prominent, jerky bass line, minimal harmonic structure, and declamatory vocalizing
  3. A type of popular music combining elements of jazz, blues, and soul and characterized by syncopated rhythm and a heavy, repetitive bassline.
An atmosphere of melancholy or depression:
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  1. An atmosphere of melancholy or depression:
  2. A partially or totally dark place, area, or location.
  3. A state of melancholy or depression; despondency.
The emotion of being glum.
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  1. The emotion of being glum.
Low spirits
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  1. Low spirits
  2. A person given to gloomy or dejected moods.
  3. Low spirits; the blues. Often used with the.
The property of being mournful.
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(Uncountable) The state or emotion of being sad.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state or emotion of being sad.
  2. (Countable) An event in one's life that causes sadness.
The feeling of not being happy
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  1. The feeling of not being happy
Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
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  1. Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
  2. Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a blue square, indicating an intermediate level of difficulty.
  3. Indecent; risqué:
  1. Sad and dispirited.
  2. In low spirits; depressed; disheartened
Unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others; despondent
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  1. Unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others; despondent
  2. Lower in amount, degree, or position:
  3. Low in spirits; dejected.
Made uninhabitable; laid waste; in a ruinous state
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  1. Made uninhabitable; laid waste; in a ruinous state
  2. Feeling, showing, causing, or expressing sadness or loneliness.
  3. Barren; lifeless:
Without energy, gusto or drive, enervated, without the will to accomplish, disheartened.
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  1. Without energy, gusto or drive, enervated, without the will to accomplish, disheartened.
  2. Affected or marked by low spirits; dejected.
Not permitted to advance further in the play because forward progress has stopped, especially by being tackled. Used of a ball carrier.
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  1. Not permitted to advance further in the play because forward progress has stopped, especially by being tackled. Used of a ball carrier.
  2. Low in spirits; depressed:
  3. Characterized by low or falling prices
Very unhappy or discouraged; sad; dejected
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  1. Very unhappy or discouraged; sad; dejected
  2. (Of eyes) Looking downwards.
  3. Low in spirits; depressed.
  1. Sad
  2. In low spirits; discouraged; dejected
Not vivid; not brilliant; dim
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  1. Not vivid; not brilliant; dim
  2. Cloudy or overcast:
  3. Not bright, vivid, or shiny:
Pertaining to dysphoria, or of being in a state of dysphoria
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  1. Pertaining to dysphoria, or of being in a state of dysphoria
Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
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  1. Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
  2. Showing or filled with gloom:
  3. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
Melancholy; depressed; sad.
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  1. Melancholy; depressed; sad.
Relatively small. Used of a cost, price, or other value:
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  1. Relatively small. Used of a cost, price, or other value:
  2. Cut to show the wearer's neck and chest; décolleté:
  3. Not loud; soft:
Of or relating to melancholia.
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  1. Of or relating to melancholia.
  2. Affected with or subject to melancholy.
  3. Filled with or affected by melancholy"”great sadness or depression, especially of a thoughtful or introspective nature.
Showing, expressing, or feeling sorrow or unhappiness:
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  1. Showing, expressing, or feeling sorrow or unhappiness:
  2. Dark or dull in color; drab
  3. Having, expressing, or showing low spirits or sorrow; unhappy; mournful; sorrowful
Lacking spirit, energy, or vigor; listless; depressed
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  1. Lacking spirit, energy, or vigor; listless; depressed
Sorrowful; gloomy.
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  1. Sorrowful; gloomy.
  2. (Archaic) Sad; sorrowful; melancholy
Not attended by or bringing good fortune; unlucky:
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  1. Not attended by or bringing good fortune; unlucky:
  2. Not suitable or apt; ill-chosen
  3. Not suitable; inappropriate:
  1. Sad and thoughtful
  2. Full of melancholy longing or wishful yearning:
  3. Full of yearning or longing
Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
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  1. Having the color of the clear sky or the deep sea
  2. Being a trail, as for skiing, marked with a sign having a blue square, indicating an intermediate level of difficulty.
  3. Indecent; risqué:
Lacking cheer; depressing.
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  1. Lacking cheer; depressing.
  2. Devoid of cheer; gloomy
  3. Not cheerful; dismal; joyless; dreary
Causing sadness, gloom, or dejection:
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  1. Causing sadness, gloom, or dejection:
  2. Causing especially emotional depression.
  3. Causing depression or sadness.
Depressed; miserable
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  1. Depressed; miserable
  2. Characterized by ineptitude, dullness, or a lack of merit:
  3. Dark and gloomy; bleak; dreary
Showing or filled with gloom:
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  1. Showing or filled with gloom:
  2. Overspread with or enveloped in darkness or dimness
  3. Imperfectly illuminated; dismal through obscurity or darkness; dusky; dim; clouded.
Cheerless; dismal.
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  1. Cheerless; dismal.
  2. Without joy; unhappy, sad
(Dial.) Heavy or soggy
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  1. (Dial.) Heavy or soggy
  2. Showing, expressing, or feeling sorrow or unhappiness:
  3. Dark or dull in color; drab
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