tending to depress.
characterized by depression, especially mental depression.
a person suffering from a depressive illness.
tending to depress; causing depression
(psychol) tending to be subject to periods of depression See also manic-depressive

depressive de·pres·sive (dĭ-prěs’ĭv)

Tending to depress or lower.

Depressing; gloomy.

Of or relating to psychological depression.

A person suffering from psychological depression.


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