melancholic


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to melancholic: Melancholic depression
References in periodicals archive ?
The findings from the University of Valencia and University of Prince Edward Island reinforce the potential mechanism of action of Miraxion in melancholic depression.
The monotherapy trial included 77 patients, of whom 39 patients were identified with melancholic depression characteristics.
The strait-laced, opulent upper-middle-class world of Edith Wharton's late nineteenth-century New York and the street life of late modernist 1970s New York both provide tableaux within and against which the male melancholic must define himself and create a subjectivity with which he can live.
It is time to be melancholic, but it is also time to challenge and invite the laity of each and every parish to demand better liturgy.
A wolf in sheep's clothing, the exhibition ranges from the darkly comic to the embarrassingly melancholic.
He notes that both melancholic depression and stress involve a decrease in feeding and sexual behavior, a suppression of the immune system, a decrease in the body's regenerative processes and an increased breakdown of molecules that store energy in the body.
It shimmers with droll observation, melancholic realism, moody craft, high-quality songwriting and the sort of inter-band telepathy that comes from working towards a common goal over a long period.
Be it melancholic songs, dance rhythms or romantic background music, the mood player can recognize musical characteristics and sort songs according to moods.
AFTER a three-year hiatus, in which they severed links with the sinking V2 ship, the melancholic Mancunians return with a set that's all their own work, writing, producing and promoting their renaissance.
Therefore, live, his melancholic tunes were given the blowtorch treatment, distorted by eardrum-crushingly loud guitars that deprived them of their natural beauty.
That they offer such innocuous ways of doing so (choose a badge; agree with or cavil at a political statement) suggests a somewhat melancholic estimation of the audience's mental torpor: For all the comic crapulence of their audience-participation activities, the Smiths are social anatomists and oblique tacticians rather than jokers.
Fusing various genres including reggae, funk and jazz, songs are far and varied, from the upbeat Sofa Song and Beatles-inspired You Don't Love Me to Seaside (the seductively languid acoustic intro) and melancholic Got No Love.