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melancholy
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
a sad feeling or manner — sometimes thoughtfully sad
  • The first ghost, Marley's Ghost, was a terrible ham from the Gravesend Academy English Department; Mr. Early embraced every part that Dan gave him as if he were King Lear—madness and tragedy fueled his every action, a wild melancholy spilled from him in disgusting fits and seizures.
    p. 180.7

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