melancholia

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From Late Latin melancholia, which was in turn borrowed from the Ancient Greek medical term μελαγχολία (melankholía, blackness of the bile), from μέλας (mélas), μελαν- (melan-, black, dark, murky) + χολή (kholḗ, bile).

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melancholia (countable and uncountable, plural melancholias)

  1. Deep sadness or gloom; melancholy.
    Synonyms: gloom, melancholy, sadness
  2. (pathology) Clinical depression, characterised by irrational fears, guilt and apathy.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛ.lanˈxɔ.lʲa/
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melancholia f

  1. melancholy

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