Melancholic


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Melancholic

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Melancholic is the traditional name for the personality temperament indicated by an excess of the element earth.

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In itself, the idea is provocative and worth sustained consideration; however, Bahun casts her melancholic net so widely that by the end of her methodological chapter, we might ask which modernist figures--novelists, poets, and philosophers alike--were not "countermourners.
She considers religious, love-related, and scholarly melancholy, analysing the melancholic model in art, religion, 'erotomania' or love melancholy and the depiction of melancholic students and scholars.
The subtypes among those participants with current MDD included 10% atypical and melancholic combined, 14% atypical, 29% melancholic, and 48% unspecified.
As the author demonstrates, the conventional melancholic personality--one of depression and sloth--was nevertheless considered an attribute of genius and high social standing.
Divine melancholy, John Milton wrote, was 'too bright / To hit the sense of human sight'; Hamlet, archetypal melancholic, claimed he had 'that within that passeth show'.
Ficino engages in the construction and elucidation of the symbol of melancholy, initiates melancholics into the art of exorcising demonic melancholy, and intends to find a cure for melancholic philosophers.
Washington, November 27 ( ANI ): Following a diet lacking in folate and vitamin B12 increases the risk of melancholic depressive symptoms, according to a study.
Over the last fifty years or more, the critical discourse on modernism has worked largely under the assumption that the modernist authors who approach the losses of modernity in a melancholic fashion provide the greatest opportunity for a politically progressive response to these losses.
The pace slows only occasionally for Pittsburgh and for the more melancholic Jack & Ginger.
The evening will start with the screening of a new documentary about his life and melancholic music.
If I went through my playlist of my favourite songs, lots of them would be melancholic.