Mel"an*chol`ic (?), a. [L. melancholicus, Gr. : cf. F. m'elancholique.]

Given to melancholy; depressed; melancholy; dejected; unhappy.

Just as the melancholic eye Sees fleets and armies in the sky. Prior.

 

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Mel"an*chol`ic, n. [Obs.]

1.

One affected with a gloomy state of mind.

J. Spenser.

2.

A gloomy state of mind; melancholy.

Clarendon.

 

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