megrims

noun
a state of depression
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he had a bad case of the blues

Syn: ↑blues, ↑blue devils, ↑vapors, ↑vapours
Hypernyms: ↑depression

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  • megrims — noun a) Any of various diseases of animals, especially horses. (More at megrim.) b) Depression, low spirits, unhappiness …   Wiktionary

  • megrims — low spirits. → megrim …   English new terms dictionary

  • blues — lues n. a type of folk song that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century; has a melancholoy sound from repeated used of blue notes. [WordNet 1.5] 2. a state of depression; as, he had a bad case of the blues. Syn:… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Megrim — Me grim, n. [OE. migrim, migrene, F. migraine, LL. hemigrania, L. hemicrania, hemicranium, Gr. ?; ? half + ? skull. See {Hemi } and {Cranium}, and cf. {Hemicrania}, {Migraine}.] 1. A kind of sick or nervous headache, usually periodical and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • migraine — Megrim Me grim, n. [OE. migrim, migrene, F. migraine, LL. hemigrania, L. hemicrania, hemicranium, Gr. ?; ? half + ? skull. See {Hemi } and {Cranium}, and cf. {Hemicrania}, {Migraine}.] 1. A kind of sick or nervous headache, usually periodical and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • migraine headache — Megrim Me grim, n. [OE. migrim, migrene, F. migraine, LL. hemigrania, L. hemicrania, hemicranium, Gr. ?; ? half + ? skull. See {Hemi } and {Cranium}, and cf. {Hemicrania}, {Migraine}.] 1. A kind of sick or nervous headache, usually periodical and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • megrim — /mee grim/, n. 1. megrims, low spirits; the blues. 2. a whim or caprice. 3. migraine. [1350 1400; ME migrame a type of headache < MF migraine (by misreading, in taken as m); see MIGRAINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • mulligrubs — /mul i grubz /, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) Southern U.S. ill temper; colic; grumpiness. [1590 1600; earlier mulligrums, appar. alter. of MEGRIMS] * * * …   Universalium

  • megrim — noun /ˈmiːɡɹɪm/ a) A headache; a migraine. We do not wish to be too hard on Marina; after all, her blood throbs in our wrists and temples, and many of our megrims are hers, not his. b) Depression, low spirits, unhappiness. See Also: hemicrania,… …   Wiktionary

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