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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Old French _melancolie_, from Ancient Greek _μελαγχολία_ (melankholía, “atrabiliousness”), from _μέλας_ (mélas), _μελαν-_ (melan-, “black, dark, murky”) + _χολή_ (kholḗ, “bile”). Compare the Latin _ātra bīlis_ (“black bile”).

From Old French melancolie, from Ancient Greek μελαγχολία (melankholía, atrabiliousness), from μέλας (mélas), μελαν- (melan-, black, dark, murky) + χολή (kholḗ, bile). Compare the Latin ātra bīlis (black bile).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmelənkəli/ * (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɛl.ənˌkɑl.i/

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmelənkəli/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɛl.ənˌkɑl.i/

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

MELANCHOLY (_comparative_ MORE MELANCHOLY, _superlative_ MOST MELANCHOLY) * Affected with great sadness or depression. _MELANCHOLY people don't talk much._ SYNONYMS * (thoughtful sadness): wistful * See also Wikisaurus:sad TRANSLATIONS

melancholy (comparative more melancholy, superlative most melancholy)

  1. Affected with great sadness or depression.
    Melancholy people don't talk much.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

MELANCHOLY (_plural_ MELANCHOLIES) * (historical) Black bile, formerly thought to be one of the four "cardinal humours" of animal bodies. * 1621, Robert Burton, _The Anatomy of Melancholy_, Bk.I, New York 2001, p.148: MELANCHOLY, cold and dry, thick, black, and sour, […] is a bridle to the other two hot humours, blood and choler, preserving them in the blood, and nourishing the bones. * Great sadness or depression, especially of a thoughtful or introspective nature. * 1593, William Shakespeare, _Henry VI, Part 2_, V. i. 34: My mind was troubled with deep MELANCHOLY. TRANSLATIONS

melancholy (plural melancholies)

  1. (historical) Black bile, formerly thought to be one of the four "cardinal humours" of animal bodies.
  2. Great sadness or depression, especially of a thoughtful or introspective nature.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - RELATED TERMS
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English - Related Terms

* melancholic * sadness

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