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melancholy
used in Twelfth Night

4 uses
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Definition
a sad feeling or manner — sometimes thoughtfully sad
  • he will smile upon her, which will now be so unsuitable to her disposition, being addicted to a melancholy as she is
    2.5 — Act 2 Scene 5 — OLIVIA'S garden (98% in)
melancholy = sadness
  • Now the melancholy god protect thee; and the tailor make thy doublet of changeable taffeta, for thy mind is a very opal!
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — A Room in the DUKE'S Palace (56% in)
  • She never told her love, But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek: she pined in thought; And with a green and yellow melancholy, She sat like patience on a monument, Smiling at grief.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — A Room in the DUKE'S Palace (90% in)
  • Nay, I'll come; if I lose a scruple of this sport let me be boiled to death with melancholy.
    2.5 — Act 2 Scene 5 — OLIVIA'S garden (2% in)

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