Origin of melancholic
OTHER WORDS FROM melancholicmel·an·chol·i·cal·ly, adverbun·mel·an·chol·ic, adjectiveun·mel·an·chol·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use melancholic in a sentence
This was profoundly touching and meaningful to me, obviously, but I’m mentioning it to clarify that what he’d praised was a portrait of himself as an intensely melancholic man with very deep, very old private regrets.
Mortimer hits all the sweaty, swooning highs and melancholic lows of this roller-coaster plot, with a particular eye for comedy.Amazon’s Divine Period Romance The Pursuit of Love Gives Classic Social Satire a Modern Twist|Judy Berman|July 30, 2021|Time
I’d also be remiss not to mention Nicholas Britell’s gorgeous, strings-accompanied score, merged with sounds of wildlife and the whistle of a train, that smoothly oscillates between soothing, melancholic, and menacing.How Barry Jenkins’ ‘The Underground Railroad’ Avoids the Trauma Porn of Slavery Movies Past|Kyndall Cunningham|May 14, 2021|The Daily Beast
Surreal, eye-opening, melancholic, thought-provoking… 2020 has been like no other year in this century so far, as those wearing t-shirts with an “All I want for Christmas is 2021” logo will eagerly confirm.Jingle all the way: What will 2021 mean to the advertising world?|Alex Zakrevsky|December 25, 2020|Search Engine Watch
By 2018, DeepMind’s AI was already outperforming everyone at CASP, provoking some melancholic feelings among the human researchers.AI has cracked a problem that stumped biologists for 50 years. It’s a huge deal.|Sigal Samuel|December 3, 2020|Vox
Taylor had recently broken off an engagement with the actress Neva Gerber, who complained of his melancholic moods.
For us, this is Louis C.K. and his crabby, melancholic, and profanely funny half-hour comedy.Why Is Louis C.K. So Funny? He Uses Humor as a Moral Compass.|Andrew Romano|May 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This ungainly man soon percolated in my own melancholic imagination.Making Lincoln Sexy: Jerome Charyn’s Fictional President|Tom LeClair|March 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Maintaining tight eye contact, the butlers pluck out audience members for a gripping, melancholic dance.
At first blush, it brings to mind the sultry, melancholic croon of Lana Del Rey.Meet Lorde, the 16-Year-Old Singer Poised to Take Over Pop Music|Marlow Stern|July 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The immediate cause of the development of such a melancholic state is always some unfortunate event in the course of life.
Melancholic conditions are frequently found in successive generations of the same family.
In many cases the refusal of food is associated with the patient's melancholic delusions.
His face, now almost serene with a melancholic good nature, contrasted with the somber severity of his companion.
His keen, thoughtful dark eye marked the nervous and melancholic temperament.The Minister's Wooing|Harriet Beecher Stowe