a kind of mental unsoundness characterized by extreme depression of spirits, ill-grounded fears, delusions, and brooding over one particular subject or train of ideas.
Chloé was a deranged romantic obsessive who developed acute melancholia every time she fucked a stranger she lured home from a bar.
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Melancholia. The Effin Word, The Effin Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/melancholia. Accessed 29 Sept. 2022.
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