Melancholy in a Sentence

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Definition of Melancholy

a feeling of deep sadness

Use Melancholy in a sentence

  1. The film’s tragic ending put us all in a melancholy mood.

  2. After Heather broke up with her fiancée, she walked around in a melancholy state for weeks.

  3. Dark rainy days always make me feel a strong sense of melancholy.

  4. Not surprisingly, after the death of her husband, Jane was extremely melancholy.

  5. There is nothing more melancholy than a young child’s funeral.

  6. While Stacy was a bubbly person, her twin, Tracy, was always a melancholy individual.

  7. He writes the most melancholy music!

  8. Having been a single mother for many years, Nat was quite melancholy when the last of her children left home.

  9. The melancholy song brought tears to my eyes.

  10. The man wore a melancholy expression.

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Melancholy synonyms

sad, depressed, unhappy, miserable, gloomy, joyless, somber

Melancholy antonyms

happy, glad, lively, cheerful, joyous, light-hearted