He was cold, haughty, melancholy and dull.
He had many melancholy reflections of his old school days.
In the film two of the characters don't achieve their aims. That makes the film rather melancholy, although it's basically a romantic story.
"Comfortable. Just like an old slipper," he replied, with just a hint of melancholy in his voice.
Boris sketched two trees in the album and wrote: "Rustic trees, your dark branches shed gloom and melancholy upon me."
His over-emotional nature passed rapidly from one phase of feeling to another; but the more melancholy moods predominated.
The melancholy silence that followed was broken by the sounds of the children's voices and laughter from the next room.
Melancholy descended over her with the rain.
The Phrygian mythology, so far as we know it, has a melancholy and mystic tone, and their religion partakes of the same character.
His nature was timid, lethargic and melancholy, and his court was not marked by the scandals which had been seen under Henry IV.
He is very melancholy with Mademoiselle Karagina, said Pierre.
Coleridge seemed to him to be ineffectual as a philosopher, and personally to be a melancholy instance of genius running to waste.
My face grew grave, and Agatha became melancholy.
Oddly, the sound seemed more melancholy than menacing.
There was a melancholy mood by the river.
A deep melancholy took possession of him, and gave a dark tinge to all his views of human nature and of human destiny.