Meaning: Sad, “blue,” kind of depressed. Also a noun.
Fall is a melancholy season.
“What’s wrong? You look so melancholy today!”
She enjoys listening to melancholy songs.
Someone might feel melancholy…
A. On a gray, drizzly day.
B. After a break-up.
C. On their fortieth birthday.
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The correct answer is A, B, and C! People feel sad – or melancholy – because of the weather, because of lost love, because of time passing too quickly. And sometimes you just feel melancholy for no reason at all!