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melancholy
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  • A gentle melancholy took possession of him.
  • She remembered the last night of her mother’s illness; she was again in the close dark room at the other side of the hall and outside she heard a melancholy air of Italy.
  • Melancholy was the dominant note of his temperament, he thought, but it was a melancholy tempered by recurrences of faith and resignation and simple joy.
  • Melancholy was the dominant note of his temperament, he thought, but it was a melancholy tempered by recurrences of faith and resignation and simple joy.
  • The English critics, perhaps, would recognise him as one of the Celtic school by reason of the melancholy tone of his poems; besides that, he would put in allusions.
  • Could he, too, write like that, express the melancholy of his soul in verse?
  • She looked out at the rain until the melancholy of the wet street effaced all the trustfulness and enthusiasm from her twisted features.
  • How melancholy it was!

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  • Since her dog died she’s been in a melancholy mood.
  • This weather makes me melancholy. I can’t wait for spring,

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