Definition of Melancholiacs
1. melancholiac [n] - See also: melancholiac
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melancholiacs
Literary usage of Melancholiacs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Mind and Its Disorders: A Text-book for Students and Practitioners by William Henry Butter Stoddart (1908)
"melancholiacs have difficulty in showing their upper teeth ; they have to open the ... melancholiacs sometimes complain that near objects look larger than ..."
2. The Clinical Journal (1899)
"At one time in this hospital we tried to investigate how much saliva was secreted by melancholiacs, and we arrived at certain conclusions ; but when we ..."
3. Joint Documents ... for the Year by Michigan Legislature (1891)
"It has seemed to us that some of the delusions of melancholiacs were really but ... In some melancholiacs the mental distress seems out of proportion to the ..."
4. A Dictionary of Psychological Medicine: Giving the Definition, Etymology and by Daniel Hack Tuke (1892)
"Listlessness, defect of action, a common symptom in melancholiacs. HYSTERIA.*—There is a fairly general consensus as to the kind of affection» which are to ..."