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melancholy

see definition of melancholy
  • adjdepressed, sad
  • noundepression, sadness
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Synonyms for melancholy

adj depressed, sad
  • gloomy
  • grim
  • mournful
  • pensive
  • somber
  • sorrowful
  • trite
  • wistful
  • blue
  • down
  • downbeat
  • downcast
  • low
  • moody
  • dejected
  • despondent
  • destroyed
  • disconsolate
  • dismal
  • dispirited
  • doleful
  • dolorous
  • down and out
  • down in the dumps
  • down in the mouth
  • downhearted
  • dragged
  • droopy
  • funereal
  • glum
  • heavyhearted
  • in blue funk
  • joyless
  • lachrymose
  • low-spirited
  • lugubrious
  • mirthless
  • miserable
  • moony
  • saddened
  • saddening
  • sorry
  • torn up
  • unhappy
  • wet blanket
  • woebegone
  • woeful

Antonyms for melancholy

  • bright
  • cheerful
  • happy
  • joyful
  • sunny
  • above
  • decent
  • gay
  • heartened
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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