melancholy - Dictionary definition and meaning for word melancholy
meli(dirty)+choly(skirt,frock)--bride got her choli dirty and so got gloomy due to that.
read in hndi mela(met)+ na +koi(no one) so when nobody met there is feeling of gloomy
melancholy similar to melancholic = alcoholic; So if you take too much alcohol then you will feel gloomy.
melody (chocolate)brings happiness and melancholy is sadness
melancholy = mel(MAL)+ anchor + ly(adj)...when someeone receives a bad anchor on the tv show title..he/she becomes gloomy
remember football team a c melan.when they get defeated it becomes great sadness that last long time in their players.