Definition of Depressed

1. Adjective. Lower than previously. "Prices are down"

Exact synonyms: Down
Similar to: Low



2. Adjective. Flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces.
Category relationships: Biological Science, Biology
Similar to: Thin

3. Adjective. Filled with melancholy and despondency. "Feeling discouraged and downhearted"

Definition of Depressed

1. a. Pressed or forced down; lowed; sunk; dejected; dispirited; sad; humbled.

Definition of Depressed

1. Verb. (past of depress) ¹

2. Adjective. unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others; despondent ¹

3. Adjective. Suffering from clinical depression. ¹

4. Adjective. Suffering damaging effects of economic recession. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Depressed

1. depress [v] - See also: depress

Medical Definition of Depressed

1. Flattened as if pressed down from the top or end. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Depressed

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deprenyl
deprenyls
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depressant
depressants
depressed (current term)
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depressed skull fracture
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depression of optic disk
depressional
depressionary
depressionless

Literary usage of Depressed

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1. A Selected Bibliography and Syllabus of the History of the South, 1584-1876 by Howard Haines Brinton, Roderick Langmere Haig-Brown, Alexander von Humboldt, John Nicol Farquhar, William Kenneth Boyd, John Washington Lockhart, Robert Reid, José López de Bustamante, Robert Preston Brooks, Jonnie (Lockhart) Wallis, Evergreen Press, F (1915)
"Help for the depressed Classes One ... or the depressed Classes. What sort of a national danger this mass of crushed humanity is to India, every student of ..."

2. Ivanhoe: A Romance by Walter Scott (1895)
"As she passed through the crowd, her arms folded and her head depressed, a scrap of paper was thrust into her hand which she received almost unconsciously, ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"... unequal slender filaments: caps, dehiscent, rounded- depressed to elongate-oblong, 5-celled, each cell containing several seeds coated in fleshy tissue. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1860)
"Саве of Epilepsy cured by the Removal of a Portion of depressed Bone from the Skull, resulting from an Injury received ten years ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1909)
"It is thus also seen that in the depressed subjects there is rather less ... In both normal and depressed subjects inter-serial warming up is noticed in the ..."

6. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1887)
"It affords a perennial supply of water as far south as Bdgh. After leaving the hills it flows through a depressed alluvial plain from 2 to 3 miles wide, ..."

7. Turkey by Edson Lyman Clark, Wilfred C. Lay (1898)
"The state of things is still very much as it was at the time of President Felton's visit twenty-four years ago. Agriculture is still greatly depressed. ..."

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