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Owl's word for the day

just one word... once a day from the Owl (mood, internet and zesa dependent)

Melancholy

And so being young and dipped in folly, I fell in love with melancholy.  (Edgar Allan Poe)

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Definition:

Melancholy (n.)  :  a feeling of pensive sadness, typically with no obvious cause;  a gloomy state of mind;  sober thoughtfulness.  

Synonyms  :  desolation, sorrow, sadness, depression, woe, gloom, pessimism, doldrums, dejection, despondency, despair, wistfulness.

Scrabble Value:

M = 3 points
E = 1 point
L = 1 point
A = 1 point
N = 1 point
C = 3 points
H = 4 points
O = 1 point
L = 1 point
Y = 4 points

Melancholy is worth at least 20 points in the game of scrabble and would be a wise word choice!

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24 January 2018 06:28

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