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To be 'melancholy' is a brand of sadness that is over thought, prolonged and can be caused by any reason regardless of its the magnitude. It's a very personal, heavy weighing sadness. It has similar characteristics with depression however, melancholy is an insidious sadness. It's more than simple desolation or dejection, melancholy feeds on pensive self reflection in such a low state, reflecting lower and lower on itself until you can't see anything other than sadness.
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Person 1: I just went for a 5 hour walk, didn't bring any food or water and just listened to music.
Person 1: It's 3 AM... maybe I'll just eat tomorrow.
Person 1: ... fuck I need to stop thinking about this so much, it's making me Melancholy.
by Slerbo October 19, 2013
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A feeling or sense that something much better is possible, plausible, and definitely happening to most other people at that very moment.
With great melancholy, i realised the olsen twins would never return my calls, much less engage in the tag team naugahyde pleasure ride i was so eloquently and persistently offering in my messages.
by EffenH January 21, 2004
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When I go to the bar alone which me and my old friend used to go to together, these bitter sweet memories are making me feel melancholy.
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The sense of unwanting and disbelief, with the ability to drag you further into its depths of irretrievable hell... it even has the ability to kill people, works well in poetry i find, if you are going to travel on this path, make sure you leave a realy long rope behind you...
Like a mound of dirt that i just can't seem to climb up, every time i move i slip further down, to the depths of where i don't want to be, someone, please someone save me... i don't want this to happen
by J April 01, 2005
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sad, gloomy... unhappy, getting angry for little things for being sad...
Fred was melancholy due to his family and freinds giving him a hard time.
by FES June 03, 2006
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