how to pronounce melancholic


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melancholic is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of melancholic in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of melancholic


  1. Filled with or affected by melancholy—great sadness or depression, especially of a thoughtful or introspective nature.


  1. A person who is habitually melancholy.

melancholic frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word melancholic occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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