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Definición de “melancholy” en inglés

melancholy

adjective uk   /ˈmel.əŋ.kɒl.i/ us    /-kɑː.li/
sad: melancholy autumn days a melancholy piece of music

melancholy

noun [U] uk   /ˈmel.əŋ.kɒl.i/ us    /-kɑː.li/ formal
sadness that lasts for a long period of time, often without any obvious reason
(Definition of melancholy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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