noun Etymology: New Latin, from Late Latin, melancholy Date: 1607 a mental condition and especially a manic-depressive condition characterized by extreme depression, bodily complaints, and often hallucinations and delusions • melancholiac noun

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  • melancholia — 1690s, from Mod.L. melancholia (see MELANCHOLY (Cf. melancholy)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • melancholia — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. ż IIb, blm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} stan depresji psychicznej charakteryzującej się głównie smutkiem i utratą chęci do życia, niekiedy nawet manią samobójczą; przygnębienie, smutek : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Skłonność do melancholii …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Melancholia — Mel an*cho li*a, n. [L. See {Melancholy}.] (Med.) A kind of mental unsoundness characterized by extreme depression of spirits, ill grounded fears, delusions, and brooding over one particular subject or train of ideas. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mélancholia — est un film de Guy Gilles, tourné en 1961, avec Macha Méril, Daniel Moosmann... Producteur : François Reichenbach Images : Jean Marc Ripert Assistants metteurs en scène: Jacques Bouzerand. Pierre Laville. Portail du cinéma français …   Wikipédia en Français

  • melancholia — index pessimism Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • melancholia — melancholy, *sadness, depression, dejection, gloom, blues, dumps …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • melancholia — ► NOUN ▪ severe depression …   English terms dictionary

  • melancholia — [mel΄ən kō′lē ə] n. [ModL < LL: see MELANCHOLY] a mental disorder, often psychotic, characterized by extreme depression of spirits, brooding, and anxiety melancholiac [mel΄ənkō′lē ak΄] adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • Melancholia — This article is about the mood disorder. For the song Melancholy (Holy Martyr) by the heavy metal band Iced Earth, see The Melancholy E.P.. For the four humors related concept, see Four Temperaments. For the film by Lars von Trier, see… …   Wikipedia

  • Melancholia —    As a term used in medicine since the ancient Greeks, melancholia had two core elements of meaning, neither specifically referring to sad forms of depression: (1) All mental affections in which mood, drive, and intellectual function were… …   Historical dictionary of Psychiatry

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