Medicinal words to describe people
- melancholic (mel-uhn-KOL-ik) adjective
1. Gloomy; wistful.
3. Of or related to melancholia.
[From Latin melancholia, from Greek melancholia (the condition of having an
excess of black bile), from melan- (black) + chole (bile), ultimately from
the Indo-European root ghel- (to shine) that is also the source of words
such as yellow, gold, glimmer, gloaming, glimpse, glass, arsenic, and cholera.]