- Depression of spirits; a gloomy state continuing a considerable time; deep dejection; gloominess.
- Great and continued depression of spirits, amounting to mental unsoundness; melancholia.
- Pensive maditation; serious thoughtfulness.
- Ill nature.
- Depressed in spirits; dejected; gloomy dismal.
- Producing great evil and grief; causing dejection; calamitous; afflictive; as, a melancholy event.
- Somewhat deranged in mind; having the jugment impaired.
- Favorable to meditation; somber.