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melancholy
used in Main Street

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Definition
a sad feeling or manner — sometimes thoughtfully sad
  • She was the soft, damp, fat, sighing, indigestive, clinging, melancholy, depressingly hopeful kind.
    Chapter 6 (9% in)
  • She was melancholy at sight of the mousey girls with whom she had "always intended to get acquainted," and the half dozen young men who were ready to fall in love with her.
    Chapter 1 (73% in)
  • "Chilly night, but I like this melancholy gray," he said.
    Chapter 33 (10% in)
  • For all his willingness to play there was over him a melancholy which piqued her.
    Chapter 38 (43% in)

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