depressed

  • 1depressed — de‧pressed [dɪˈprest] adjective ECONOMICS 1. an economy or industry that is depressed does not have enough manufacturing or business activity: • The Swiss drug company was a major winner in an otherwise depressed sector as its yearly results… …

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  • 2depressed — [adj1] discouraged bad, bleeding*, blue*, bummed out*, cast down, crestfallen, crummy*, dejected, despondent, destroyed, disconsolate, dispirited, down, down and out*, downcast, downhearted, down in the dumps*, down in the mouth*, dragged*, fed… …

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  • 3depressed — depressed; un·depressed; …

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  • 4depressed — ► ADJECTIVE 1) severely despondent and dejected. 2) suffering the damaging effects of economic recession: depressed rural areas …

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  • 5depressed — [dē prest′, diprest′] adj. 1. pressed down 2. lowered in position, intensity, amount, or degree 3. flattened or hollowed, as if pressed down 4. gloomy; dejected; sad 5. suffering from psychological depression 6. characterized by widespread… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6Depressed — De*pressed , a. 1. Pressed or forced down; lowed; sunk; dejected; dispirited; sad; humbled. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) (a) Concave on the upper side; said of a leaf whose disk is lower than the border. (b) Lying flat; said of a stem or leaf which… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7depressed — index despondent, disconsolate, pessimistic Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8depressed — dejected, dispirited, *downcast, disconsolate, woebegone Analogous words: gloomy, glum, morose (see SULLEN): discouraged, disheartened (see DISCOURAGE): *melancholy, lugubrious …

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  • 9depressed — de|pressed [ dı prest ] adjective ** 1. ) not usually before noun if you are depressed, you feel very unhappy because of a difficult or unpleasant situation that you feel you cannot change: depressed about: He was very depressed about losing his… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10depressed */*/ — UK [dɪˈprest] / US adjective 1) a) [not usually before noun] if you are depressed, you feel very unhappy because of a difficult or unpleasant situation that you feel you cannot change depressed about: He was very depressed about losing his job.… …

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  • 11depressed — de|pressed [dıˈprest] adj 1.) a) very unhappy ▪ She felt lonely and depressed . depressed about ▪ Don t get depressed about it. ▪ The divorce left him deeply depressed . ▪ I was depressed at the thought of all the hard work ahead. b) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12depressed — adj. 1 unhappy/mentally ill VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem, sound ▪ become, get, grow ▪ You …

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  • 13depressed — adj. 1) depressed at (depressed at the bad news) 2) depressed to + inf. (she was depressed to learn of her illness) * * * [dɪ prest] depressed to + inf. (she was depressed to learn of her illness) depressed at (depressed at the bad news) …

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  • 14depressed — [[t]dɪpre̱st[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If you are depressed, you are sad and feel that you cannot enjoy anything, because your situation is so difficult and unpleasant. He seemed somewhat depressed... She s been very depressed and upset… …

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  • 15depressed — adjective 1 a) feeling very unhappy: She felt lonely and depressed. (+ about/at): Carter seemed depressed about the situation. b) suffering from a medical condition in which you are so unhappy that you cannot live a normal life 2 an area,… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16depressed — adjective 1) he felt lonely and depressed Syn: sad, unhappy, miserable, gloomy, glum, melancholy, dejected, disconsolate, downhearted, downcast, down, despondent, dispirited, low, heavy hearted, morose, dismal …

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  • 17Depressed — Depress De*press , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Depressed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depressing}.] [L. depressus, p. p. of deprimere; de + premere to press. See {Press}.] 1. To press down; to cause to sink; to let fall; to lower; as, to depress the muzzle of a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18depressed — 1. Flattened from above downward. 2. Below the normal level or the level of the surrounding parts. 3. Below the normal functional level. 4. Dejected; lowered in spirits. * * * de·pressed di prest adj 1) low in spirits specif affected by …

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  • 19depressed — adjective 1) he felt lonely and depressed Syn: sad, unhappy, miserable, gloomy, dejected, downhearted, downcast, down, despondent, dispirited, low, morose, dismal, desolate; informal blue, down in the dumps, down in the mouth …

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  • 20Depressed — A description of a market, security or product that is experiencing weak demand and decreasing prices. A depressed market, security, or product implies that prices and volume are low. There are many reasons why this happens. For example, a market …

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