Related to Melancholist: melancholy


n.1.One affected with melancholy or dejection.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass and glory in the flower "I once thought this a Melancholist's dream--" Keats could say, with belated correction (K 256).
In three stanzas arrayed on the classical ode-pattern of thesis (strophe), antithesis (antistrophe) and condensation (stand), the Ode issues a mock-didactic treatise on how to rebrand transience, the Melancholist's lament, as a poetic resource, intensity.
The former bass player for pop melancholists The Eels, plays pleasant nineties-style indie-rock in new band Abandoned Pools (HHH) debut single The Remedy.