Melancholic and Sad

Melancholic

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Melancholic adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: she becomes quite melancholic when she reflects on all the lost opportunities of her life

Sad is a synonym for melancholic in depressed topic. In some cases you can use "Sad" instead an adjective "Melancholic", when it comes to topics like unhappy, happy. popular alternative
Nearby Words: melancholy, melancholia
Synonyms for Melancholic

Sad

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Sad adjective – Feeling unhappiness.
Usage example: movies in which the hero dies always make us feel sad

Melancholic is a synonym for sad in unhappy topic. You can use "Melancholic" instead an adjective "Sad", if it concerns topics such as unfortunate, happy. popular alternative
Nearby Words: sadness, sadly
Synonyms for Sad

Both words in one sentence

  • Genre-Busting The first production was very sad and melancholic, and the audience left the theater deeply moved.
    Source: Genre-Busting
  • Music / Muddy Waters He became famous in the 1940s for recording blues music that wasn't sad and melancholic, but sexy, boastful, raw and full of energy.
  • Gon's is cheery, lighthearted, and generally represents his upbeat personality, Leorio's is a jazzy saxophone tune, and Kurapica's is melancholic and sad.
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