melancholy

melancholy(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (deep sadness)
a. la melancolía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The fourth track on the album is filled with a sense of melancholy.La cuarta pista del álbum está llena de una sensación de melancolía.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (deeply sad)
a. melancólico
My daughter came home from school looking very downtrodden and melancholy.Mi hija volvió de la escuela muy cabizbaja y melancólica.
b. triste
Nicolas was feeling melancholy because he missed his family.Nicolás se sentía triste porque extrañaba a su familia.
3. (depressing)
a. melancólico
This cloudy and gloomy day is truly melancholy.Este día nublado y gris es verdaderamente melancólico.
b. triste
The boy could hear the dark, melancholy sounds of the violin coming from the apartment upstairs.El chico podía oír el sonido sombrío y triste del violín que venía del apartamento de arriba.
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melancholy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la melancolía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (general)
a. melancólico(a)
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melancholy [ˈmelənkəlɪ]
adjective
[+person, mood] melancólico; [+duty, sight] triste;
noun
melancolía (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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