melancholic


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someone subject to melancholia

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characterized by or causing or expressing sadness

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Most problematic, though, are the strained affiliations between the literary text and melancholic symptom.
2], and those with current or previous atypical MDD or atypical and melancholic combined MDD tended to have a higher baseline BMI than did those who were never depressed.
The chapter on melancholic artists, or "privileged profession," is about various representations of the artist, including self-portraits.
Dixon assembles 140 illustrations which vary those basic tropes of melancholic depiction and self-presentation, and amply demonstrate the vogue for melancholy in the art and society of the late Renaissance.
Henry of Ghent asserts that the metaphysical incapacity of the melancholic and the resultant feeling of imprisonment cause melancholy.
Melancholic depression involves typical depressive symptoms, such as a depressed mood.
Forter's short introduction addresses the notion that authors of melancholic modernism regretted, above all other losses, that of the masculinity threatened by the rise of the modern capitalist marketplace.
Normally Waters relishes making comedy in otherwise difficult situations, but here he shows a more sensitive hand at work, with a flair for the dramatic, investing the story with a suitably melancholic tone as Elizabeth and the emotionally damaged David fall in love.
Take A Place To Hide with its melancholic hints of Joy Division teamed with thrashing cymbals, and You Still Love Him, which drew parallels with the Chameleons.
The condition of colored people as melancholic subjects, by contrast, expresses itself in their internalization of being ambivalently desired.
He says: "The paintings have a melancholic aspect, us being Welsh and Celts, which we enjoy in fact.
On their previous six albums, Mukai Chie's group Che-Shizu sweetened their melancholic sound with more upbeat tracks, but Glimmering Star, their latest, is best listened to alone, in the dark, during bad weather.
Chapter 3 concentrates on Ariosto's Orlando furioso, as the amorosa inchiesta of Orlando for Angelica becomes a fixation and love turns into longing and melancholic aspiration.
The title track, however, is the best this album has to offer - it's a true melancholic triumph.
That gently melancholic mood is exactly what Santa Barbara landscape designer Alida Aldrich loves.