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Atrabilious vs. Melancholy — What's the Difference?

Atrabilious vs. Melancholy — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Atrabilious and Melancholy

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Atrabilious

Inclined to melancholy.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

A feeling of pensive sadness, typically with no obvious cause
He had an ability to convey a sense of deep melancholy and yearning through much of his work
An air of melancholy surrounded him
At the centre of his music lies a profound melancholy and nostalgia
May 22, 2023

Atrabilious

Having a peevish disposition; surly.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Having a feeling of melancholy; sad and pensive
She felt a little melancholy
A dark, melancholy young man with deep-set eyes
May 22, 2023

Atrabilious

Having an excess of black bile.
May 22, 2023
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Melancholy

Sadness or depression of the spirits; gloom.
May 22, 2023

Atrabilious

Characterized by melancholy.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Pensive reflection or contemplation.
May 22, 2023

Atrabilious

Ill-natured; malevolent; cantankerous.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Black bile.
May 22, 2023

Atrabilious

Melancholic or hypochondriac; atrabiliary.
A hard-faced, atrabilious, earnest-eyed race.
He was constitutionally atrabilious and scornful.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

An emotional state characterized by sullenness and outbreaks of violent anger, believed to arise from an excess of black bile.
May 22, 2023

Atrabilious

Irritable as if suffering from indigestion
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Feeling, showing, or expressing depression of the spirits; sad or dejected.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Causing or tending to cause sadness or gloom
A letter with some melancholy news.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Pensive; thoughtful.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

(historical) Black bile, formerly thought to be one of the four "cardinal humours" of animal bodies.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Great sadness or depression, especially of a thoughtful or introspective nature.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

(literary) Affected with great sadness or depression.
Melancholy people don't talk much.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Depression of spirits; a gloomy state continuing a considerable time; deep dejection; gloominess.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Great and continued depression of spirits, amounting to mental unsoundness; melancholia.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Pensive maditation; serious thoughtfulness.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Ill nature.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Depressed in spirits; dejected; gloomy dismal.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Producing great evil and grief; causing dejection; calamitous; afflictive; as, a melancholy event.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Somewhat deranged in mind; having the jugment impaired.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Favorable to meditation; somber.
A pretty, melancholy seat, well wooded and watered.
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

A feeling of thoughtful sadness
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

A constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

A humor that was once believed to be secreted by the kidneys or spleen and to cause sadness and melancholy
May 22, 2023

Melancholy

Characterized by or causing or expressing sadness;
Growing more melancholy every hour
Her melancholic smile
We acquainted him with the melancholy truth
May 22, 2023

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