- A severe form of depression marked by anhedonia, insomnia, psychomotor changes, and guilt.
- A symptom occurring in other conditions, marked by depression of spirits and by a sluggish and painful process of thought.
[melan- + G. chole, bile. See humoral doctrine]
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