melancholic


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someone subject to melancholia

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characterized by or causing or expressing sadness

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Melancholic depression has been found to be comorbid with postpartum depression, bipolar disorder amongst others.
With "melancholic insistence," their texts contest "the sites of forced 'wholeness'" (39) in dominant cultural and historical narratives, creating the potential "to liberate the subject ...
She considers religious, love-related, and scholarly melancholy, analysing the melancholic model in art, religion, 'erotomania' or love melancholy and the depiction of melancholic students and scholars.
The subtypes among those participants with current MDD included 10% atypical and melancholic combined, 14% atypical, 29% melancholic, and 48% unspecified.
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.
Over the last fifty years or more, the critical discourse on modernism has worked largely under the assumption that the modernist authors who approach the losses of modernity in a melancholic fashion provide the greatest opportunity for a politically progressive response to these losses.
The pace slows only occasionally for Pittsburgh and for the more melancholic Jack & Ginger.
The evening will start with the screening of a new documentary about his life and melancholic music.
Musically it might be called melancholic, a kind of nostalgia for a beautiful place you once had.
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.
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.