Simple Definition of depressed
: feeling sad
: having a serious medical condition that causes a person to feel very sad, hopeless, and unimportant : suffering from mental depression
: having little economic activity and few jobs : suffering from economic depression
Full Definition of depressed
2 a : vertically flattened <a depressed cactus> b : having the central part lower than the margin c : lying flat or prostrate d : dorsoventrally flattened
3 : suffering from economic depression; especially : underprivileged
4 : being below the standard
Examples of depressed
The rainy weather had her feeling lonely and depressed.
He was depressed about having to return to school.
The new drug is being tested on a group of severely depressed patients.
living in a depressed area
The patient has a somewhat depressed appetite.
Prices have remained at a depressed level.
First Known Use of depressed
Rhymes with depressed
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DEPRESSED Defined for Kids
Definition of depressed
1 : sad 1
2 : suffering from bad economic times <a depressed city>
Medical Definition of depressed
1: low in spirits; specifically : affected by psychological depression <a severely depressed patient>
2a: having the central part lower than the margin <a depressed pustule>b: dorsoventrally flattened <the tapeworm is a depressed animal—R. A. Wardle & J. A. McLeod>
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