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melancholy
used in Lonesome Dove

7 uses
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Definition
a sad feeling or manner — sometimes thoughtfully sad
  • The cause of Dish's melancholy was not lost on Augustus.
    Chapters 3-4 (92% in)
  • Since the shoestring was limp, and not stiff like a bow tie should be, it merely added to the melancholy of Xavier's appearance, which would have been melancholy enough without it.
    Chapters 3-4 (56% in)
  • Since the shoestring was limp, and not stiff like a bow tie should be, it merely added to the melancholy of Xavier's appearance, which would have been melancholy enough without it.
    Chapters 3-4 (56% in)
  • He was fairly drunk, and feeling melancholy about all the sinking he had done in the world.
    Chapters 7-8 (67% in)
  • For some reason Roscoe felt melancholy.
    Chapters 36-37 (91% in)
  • The hands who were left, boys mostly, looked melancholy at the thought of the opportunities they were missing.
    Chapters 83-84 (66% in)
  • The crew had been made melancholy by the approaching clouds.
    Chapters 93-94 (26% in)

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