Melancholiness Mel"an*chol`i*ness, n. The state or quality of being melancholy. --Hallywell. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • melancholiness — See melancholily. * * * …   Universalium

  • melancholiness — melÉ™n kÉ‘lɪnɪs / kÉ’l n. sadness, unhappiness, state of depression …   English contemporary dictionary

  • melancholiness — mel·an·choli·ness …   English syllables

  • melancholiness — |melən|kälēnə̇s, älin , chiefly Brit ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ kəlinə̇s or eləŋk noun ( es) : the quality or state of being melancholy …   Useful english dictionary

  • melancholy — melancholily, adv. melancholiness, n. /mel euhn kol ee/, n., pl. melancholies, adj. n. 1. a gloomy state of mind, esp. when habitual or prolonged; depression. 2. sober thoughtfulness; pensiveness. 3. Archaic. a. the condition of having too much… …   Universalium

  • melancholia — Synonyms and related words: abstraction, abulia, aching heart, agony, agony of mind, alienation, anguish, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apathy, bale, bitterness, bleeding heart, brain disease, broken heart, catatonic stupor,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • pensiveness — Synonyms and related words: absorption, abstraction, brown study, castle building, close study, concentration, contemplativeness, daydreaming, deep thought, dreamery, dreamfulness, dreaminess, dreaming, dreamlikeness, engrossment, fantasying,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • depressiveness — n. sadness, unhappiness, melancholiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • low spirits — state of being in a bad mood, sadness, melancholiness …   English contemporary dictionary

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