[ UK /dɪpɹˈɛst/ ]
[ US /dɪˈpɹɛst/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces
  2. lower than previously
    prices are down
    the market is depressed
  3. filled with melancholy and despondency
    gloomy predictions
    downcast after his defeat
    depressed by the loss of his job
    feeling discouraged and downhearted
    a dispirited and resigned expression on her face
    gloomy at the thought of what he had to face
    the darkening mood
    lonely and blue in a strange city
    a gloomy silence
    took a grim view of the economy
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How To Use depressed In A Sentence

  • Dylan seemed exhausted, self-preoccupied, and morbidly depressed. Touched with Fire
  • He slowly depressed the plunger and once the syringe was empty, withdrew the needle and stepped back.
  • Betty, aged 43, was severely depressed when I first met her.
  • Jackson said her boss became increasingly depressed and reverted to smoking heavily.
  • Jo was tired, irritable, and depressed.
  • I tried on clothes that actually fit me and felt comfortable instead of living in denial and trying on clothing that depressed me when I couldn't get the pants above my thighs.
  • A cautionary note is indicated about the generalization of these data to the clinical management of depressed patients.
  • The symptoms of depressed patients were significantly reduced after the hatha yoga course. Times, Sunday Times
  • I was a bit depressed by our apparent lack of progress.
  • It makes me depressed and miserable. The Sun
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