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What is melancholic?
How do you use melancholic in a sentence or paragraph?
Asked in Artists and Painters
When was the melancholic singer by joan miro created?
What is melancholic depression?
Melancholic Depression, or 'depression with melancholic features', is a subtype of major depression characterized by the inability to find pleasure in positive things combined with physical agitation, insomnia, or decreased appetite. Roughly 10% of people with depression suffer from Melancholic Depression.
Asked in Word and Phrase Origins
Where does the phrase 'melancholic personality' come from?
'Melancholic' comes from an ancient division of personalities based on the theory of 'humours'. A person who had a preponderance of ""black bile" was melancholic, or had a melancholic personality. The other humours were choleric, phlegmatic, and sanguine. This was the state of psychology during the time of Hippocrates.
Asked in Actors & Actresses
What actors and actresses appeared in Melancholic Sabbat - 2011?
Asked in Adjectives and Articles
What is the adjective form of the word melancholy?
Asked in Relationships
Dover beach discuss the main issue that makes Matthew Arnold so melancholic in this poem?
Attitude that begins with the letter M?
Asked in Psychology
What are the characteristics of a choleric-melancholy personality?
The choleric-melancholic and the melancholic-choleric temperaments. In this one, two serious, passionate temperaments are mixed; the pride, obstinacy, and anger of the choleric with the morose, unsocial, reserved temper of the melancholic. Persons who have such a mixture of temperaments must cultivate a great deal of self-control, in order to acquire interior peace and not to become a burden to those with whom they work and live.
Asked in American Dad
What was that melancholic tune playing in American dad?
Asked in William Shakespeare
Why does Portia suffer from melancholy in The Merchant of Venice?
Well, she is not really melancholic. She is somewhat annoyed and depressed about the ridiculous provisions of her father's will which says that she must marry the winner of the casket game and says so in act 1 scene 2. Antonio is more melancholic; he just feels miserable without knowing why. "In sooth I know not why I am so sad."