feminine noun
1. (gloom) 
El compositor utilizó acordes menores para expresar melancolía y pena.The composer used minor chords to express melancholy and sorrow.
b. sadness 
La viuda solo sentía melancolía y depresión.The widow was filled with sadness and depression.
2. (illness) 
A mi abuelo le diagnosticaron melancolía, lo que hoy se conoce como depresión.My grandfather was diagnosed with melancholia, which is known today as depression.
1. (general) 
a. melancholy 
melancholy; sadness; (Med) melancholia;
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