268. Melancholy


See also 28. ATTITUDES ; 279. MOODS

lypemania
an abnormal tendency toward deep melancholy.
melancholia
a condition of abnormal gloom or depression, of ten of an intensity to become a form of insanity. —melancholiac , n., adj. —melancholie , n., adj.
melancholy
1. black bile, one of the four bodily humors, formerly believed to be the cause of gloom, ill temper, and depression.
2. melancholia.
3. a pensive, contemplative mood.
4. Obsolete, ill temper. —melancholiac , n., adj. —melancholie , n., adj.
tristimania
melancholia.

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