, a. 1. Depressed in spirits; dejected; gloomy dismal. Shak.
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2. Producing great evil and grief; causing dejection; calamitous; afflictive; as, a melancholy event.
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3. Somewhat deranged in mind; having the jugment impaired. [Obs.] Bp. Reynolds.
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4. Favorable to meditation; somber.
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A pretty, melancholy seat, well wooded and watered.
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Syn. -- Gloomy; sad; dispirited; low-spirited; downhearted; unhappy; hypochondriac; disconsolate; heavy, doleful; dismal; calamitous; afflictive.
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