use melancholy in a sentence.
The stereotype is melancholy.
Toska: looks like Melancholy Saudade: how is that different from mourning?
It's an emotional issue, and when someone dismisses it as a casual case of melancholy, it can push some buttons.
It looks like this year's GenCon's going to have the same air of melancholy as last year after Gygax passed...
I imagine this article being read in 100 years like we might read about black bile causing melancholy.
You guys ever read 'Melancholy Elephants' by Spider Robinson?
In Search of Lost Time: "lost youth -> melancholy adulthood"Odyssey: "angry gods -> misplaced hero"The Bible: "believe it -> live forever"
If you find this article at all persuasive then please read some of the writings of Peter Kramer (just google Peter Kramer melancholy) and you will see the proper counterpoint to this fluff.
A bit off topic, but it's a bit sad/melancholy to be reminded that Sun - who actually made real physical _stuff_ like all those Sparcs and Alphas - ended up selling for barely more than what Groupon apparently recently turned down...
Naturally, but I think my biggest issue was one of melancholy, I mean, gone are the days of asm("movl %ecx %eax");.
A very cool short story taking this topic to a strange and dystopian extreme is Melancholy Elephants:
Very melancholy morning realizing that the defining English language publication of my childhood and early 20s is ceasing dead-tree production.
There was a spate of articles last yearish that talked about how people who were grumpy or melancholy were actually far better at perceiving reality accurately and were thus better equipped to address problems.
Edit: a quick Google reveals "melancholy" is specifically tied to depression!