Depressed



adjective
1.
sad and gloomy; dejected; downcast.
2.
pressed down, or situated lower than the general surface.
3.
lowered in force, amount, etc.
4.
undergoing economic hardship, especially poverty and unemployment.
5.
being or measured below the standard or norm.
6.
Botany, Zoology. flattened down; greater in width than in height.
7.
Psychiatry. suffering from depression.
verb (used with object)
1.
to make sad or gloomy; lower in spirits; deject; dispirit.
2.
to lower in force, vigor, activity, etc.; weaken; make dull.
3.
to lower in amount or value.
4.
to put into a lower position:
to depress the muzzle of a gun.
5.
to press down.
6.
Music. to lower in pitch.
adjective
1.
low in spirits; downcast; despondent
2.
lower than the surrounding surface
3.
pressed down or flattened
4.
Also distressed. characterized by relative economic hardship, such as unemployment: a depressed area
5.
lowered in force, intensity, or amount
6.
(of plant parts) flattened as though pressed from above
7.
(zoology) flattened from top to bottom: the depressed bill of the spoonbill
verb (transitive)
1.
to lower in spirits; make gloomy; deject
2.
to weaken or lower the force, vigour, or energy of
3.
to lower prices of (securities or a security market)
4.
to press or push down
5.
to lower the pitch of (a musical sound)
6.
(obsolete) to suppress or subjugate

depressed de·pressed (dĭ-prěst’)
adj.

Lower in amount, degree, or position.

Sunk below the surrounding area.

Flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces.

Low in spirits; dejected.

Suffering from psychological depression.

depress de·press (dĭ-prěs’)
v.

To lower in spirits; deject.

To cause to drop or sink; lower.

To press down.

To lessen the activity or force of something.

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