Definition of melancholic:
mournful, joyless, wistful, dysphoric, droopy, low-spirited, down, somber, heavyhearted, miserable, cast down, unhappy, sorry, diminished responsibility, bipolar, sad, low, dispirited, woebegone, bad, downhearted, heartsore, melancholy, demented, crestfallen, gloomy, despondent, wretched, deranged, tristful, heartsick, heavy-hearted, happy, inconsolable, sombre, certifiable, hangdog, desolate, blue, confused, hysterical, brokenhearted, disconsolate, melancholiac, sorrowful, glum, insane, depressed, dejected, forlorn, heartbroken, spiritless, dull, down in the mouth, downcast, mad, woeful, saddened, doleful.
I find it difficult to believe that you are not hungry, for you are very strong, and there are two things which generally accompany great physical strength: the one is a keen appetite; the other is- though you may not suppose it, and it is not commonly known- a melancholic temperament.- "Kenelm Chillingly, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- "Kenelm Chillingly, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
- "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.