Origin of melancholia
Examples from the Web for melancholia
Melancholia also produced a scandal at Cannes, but for another reason altogether.Charlotte Gainsbourg’s Raw Performance in ‘Nymphomaniac’ Is Not About the Sex|Jimmy So|March 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But she continues: “What is the relation between a sign and melancholia?”
He also has a taste for dark fugues, nocturnes, and symphonies of melancholia.3 Must Reads: ‘Kayak Morning,’ ‘Mr. g,’ and ‘Alex Gilvarry’|Hillary Kelly, Mythili Rao, Jacob Silverman|February 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
No one who sees Melancholia can deny that that role has arrived for Dunst.
Despite this backdrop, Kirsten Dunst radiates excitement when she comes to talk about Melancholia.
Melancholia is more favorable than mania in pregnancy, but after labor mania gives the better prognosis.
The forms of mental disturbance commonest in puerperal insanity are mania with or without delirium, melancholia, and dementia.
He passed through one of those terrific crises of melancholia which at long intervals threatened his reason.The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 2|Rupert Hughes
His melancholia started in about that time, and he began to suspect everybody, including me.The Autobiography of a Thief|Hutchins Hapgood
Melancholia is a condition of abnormal sadness without disorder of intelligence or memory.Collected Papers on Analytical Psychology|C. G. Jung
British Dictionary definitions for melancholia
Word Origin and History for melancholia
1690s, from Modern Latin melancholia (see melancholy).