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August 12, 2022

Word of the Day: Melancholia

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Word of the Day : August 12, 2022

melancholia \mel-un-KOH-lee-uh\ noun

What It Means

Melancholia refers to a feeling of sadness or depression. It is also used to refer to a sad tone or quality that one perceives in something, such as a work of art or literature.

// He confessed to a bit of melancholia after the final performance—although he was proud of the successful Broadway run, he would miss his fellow cast members dearly.

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