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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “melancholic”


/ˌmel.əŋˈkɒl.ɪk/ US  /-ˈkɑː.lɪk/ formal
expressing feelings of sadness
a melancholic expression
melancholic songs
Feeling sad and unhappy
(Definition of melancholic from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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