from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a melancholy manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a melancholy manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a melancholy manner; with melancholy.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The wife of La Queue lived very melancholily for twenty years in her village, never left it, and scarcely ever went abroad for fear of betraying herself.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • -- Sad to lose the old friends, Mrs Breen's womaneyes said melancholily.


  • It was here when Michelangelo and Raphael and Titian were ragamuffins in the populous streets; it was leafing when Petrarch indited pages to his Laura; when Dante gazed melancholily upon his

    The Lure of the Mask

  • "I'll fetch Harrop," he said, melancholily, to his cousin.

    The Old Wives' Tale

  • The awful man folded up the paper very melancholily, and thrust it into his waistcoat pocket, and thus saved me the expense of some very excellent magnanimity, which I had determined to display, had he proceeded to flagellation.

    Rattlin the Reefer

  • Sad to lose the old friends, Mrs Breen’s womaneyes said melancholily.


  • Who, then, will be able to disarm them? "added he, melancholily, shaking his head.

    The Secret of the Night


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.