melancholiac

[ mel-uhn-koh-lee-ak ]
/ ˌmɛl ənˈkoʊ liˌæk /

adjective

affected with melancholia.

noun

a person who is affected with melancholia.

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Origin of melancholiac

First recorded in 1860–65; melancholi(a) + -ac
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