What is another word for melancholy?

739 synonyms found


[ m_ˈɛ_l_ə_n_k_ˌɒ_l_ɪ], [ mˈɛlənkˌɒlɪ], [ mˈɛlənkˌɒlɪ]

Synonyms for Melancholy:

blue (adjective)
  • down in the dumps.
dejected (adjective) depressed (adjective) depressing (adjective) eastern poison oak (adjective) grief-stricken (adjective) hopeless (adjective) lamenting (adjective) sullen (adjective) boredom (noun) dejection (noun) depression (noun) eastern poison oak (noun) hate (noun) hopelessness (noun) lamentation (noun) megrim (noun) mental state (noun) sullenness (noun) bad doleful eastern poison oak funereal heartsick Other synonyms: ruminative tenebrific woebegone

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Quotes for Melancholy:

  1. The cello is such a melancholy instrument, such an isolated, miserable instrument. Ritchie Blackmore.
  2. It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations. Charles Dickens.
  3. Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt... doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness. Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont.

Adjectives for Melancholy:

  • native,
  • poetic,
  • sweet,
  • musical, most,
  • enigmatic,
  • musical,
  • most.