There are 2 translations of melancholy in Spanish:

melancholy1

Pronunciation: /ˈmelənkɑːli; ˈmelənkəli/

n

uncountable/no numerable

Definition of melancholy in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day madeja
f
hank …
Cultural fact of the day

The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.

There are 2 translations of melancholy in Spanish:

melancholy2

adj

  • [person/temperament/mood] melancólico; [sound/news] triste
    More example sentences
    • But in spite of his melancholy bearing and despondent expression, there were few who could say that they had ever seen a man of more distinguished presence.
    • Now she couldn't look back and remember those times without forcing back tears, or battling a melancholy wave of sadness.
    • Their melancholy expressions are at odds with the theatrical gaiety of their attire.
    More example sentences
    • She hung up while Eden still held on, listening to the melancholy sound of the dial tone.
    • Sweetened by distance, the melancholy tones of a shepherd's bagpipe drifted on the breeze.
    • The Slave Dancer is written through Jessie's eyes, and projects a depressing, melancholy mood.

Definition of melancholy in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day madeja
f
hank …
Cultural fact of the day

The CAP (Curso de Adaptación Pedagógica) is a course taken in Spain by graduates with degrees in subjects other than education, who want to teach at secondary level. Students take a CAP in a particular subject, such as mathematics, literature, etc.