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Synonyms for melancholic
ˌmɛl ənˈkɒl ɪkmelan·cholic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. melancholic, melancholiacadjective

    someone subject to melancholia

    Synonyms:
    melancholiac

    Antonyms:
    glad

  2. melancholy, melancholicadjective

    characterized by or causing or expressing sadness

    "growing more melancholy every hour"; "her melancholic smile"; "we acquainted him with the melancholy truth"

    Synonyms:
    sombre, somber, melancholy

    Antonyms:
    glad

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  1. List of paraphrases for "melancholic":

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  1. Greg Girard:

    Seeing Walled City fall into disuse was sort of melancholic, every city realizes too late to start caring about their architectural heritage -- it's a mistake that gets repeated everywhere. By the time you start caring about it, it's too late to save it.

  2. Silvano Vinceti:

    In that layer we can see that she was not smiling and joyful but looked melancholic and sad.


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