melancholious


Related to melancholious: melancholy, melancholia, melancholic

melancholious

(ˌmɛlənˈkəʊlɪəs)
adj
suffering from, or inclined to, melancholy
References in classic literature ?
Waxy says she has him"--here the Rector shook his fist at the moon, with something very like an oath, and added, in a melancholious tone, "--down in her will for fifty thousand; and there won't be above thirty to divide.