His attitude toward them is that of the paranoiac, vindictive, rather than that of the melancholiac, humiliated.
A saint in ecstasy is as motionless and irresponsive and one-idea'd as a melancholiac.
A man subjected long to that soul-cramping stress, with no outlet or abatement, would have become a melancholiac.
But, Carley, you are not a sentimentalist, or a melancholiac.
He remembered one of those men in the islands who had become a melancholiac.