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  • v  lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
    These news depressed her
  • v  lower (prices or markets)
    The glut of oil depressed gas prices
  • v  cause to drop or sink
    The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir
  • v  press down
  • v  lessen the activity or force of
    The rising inflation depressed the economy
  • s  lower than previously
    the market is depressed
  • s  flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces
  • s  filled with melancholy and despondency
    depressed by the loss of his job

  • It wasn't easy for Bill Thielker to believe it when his doctor diagnosed him as depressed mostly because he wasn't terribly sad.
  • Megan is clinically depressed and on the antidepressant Paxil.
  • The setup's like this: A depressed, pudgy nerd who's obsessed with strategy games is zapped into an alternate fantasy world.
News & Articles

  • Phillies rally past Rockies, hold on for second straight win
    DENVER — If the Phillies offense were a depressed underachiever with an identity crisis, then Coors Field was Stuart Smalley with his mirror and an ego-boosting recitation Friday night.
    June 15, 2013 - Delaware County Daily Times
  • Moody vs. Depressed: How to Tell the Difference
    We love our children but, as every parent has experienced, they can be sulky, temperamental and hard to reach. Adolescence can be an especially turbulent time. In these moments, the critical question for a parent ...The post Moody vs. Depressed: How to Tell the Difference appeared first on Mile High Mamas.
    June 14, 2013 - Denver Post
  • Depressed Women at Higher Stroke Risk
    Depression in younger middle-aged women almost doubles their stroke risk, according to new research. In an Australian study of 10,547 women who were 47-52 years old, researchers found that depressed women had a 2.4 times higher risk of stroke compared to subjects who weren’t depressed.
    June 11, 2013 - ThirdAge

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