Melancholy in a Sentence


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Melancholy - Definition


a feeling of deep sadness

Use Melancholy in a sentence



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


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


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


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


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



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


He writes the most melancholy music!


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


The melancholy song brought tears to my eyes.


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