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melancholic

Pronunciation: mel'an-kol'ik

Definition:

  1. Relating to or characteristic of melancholia.
  2. Formerly, denoting a temperament characterized by irritability and a pessimistic outlook.
  3. A person who exhibits melancholia.

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