depressed

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

de·pressed

adjective

: 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

1
:  low in spirits :  sad; especially :  affected by psychological depression
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

  1. The rainy weather had her feeling lonely and depressed.
  2. He was depressed about having to return to school.
  3. The new drug is being tested on a group of severely depressed patients.
  4. living in a depressed area
  5. The patient has a somewhat depressed appetite.
  6. Prices have remained at a depressed level.

First Known Use of DEPRESSED

1598

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de·pressed

adjective \di-ˈprest\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DEPRESSED

1
: low in spirits; specifically : affected by psychological depression <a severely depressed patient>
2
a : 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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