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depressive

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adjective de·pres·sive \di-ˈpre-siv, dē-\

Simple Definition of depressive

  • medical : of or relating to the medical condition of depression

Full Definition of depressive

  1. 1 :  tending to depress

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, marked by, or affected by psychological depression <depressive symptoms> <a depressive patient>

de·pres·sive·ly adverb

Examples of depressive

  1. <the depressive air of a dingy barroom where locals went to drown their sorrows>



1620

First Known Use of depressive

1620


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depressive

noun de·pres·sive

Definition of depressive

  1. :  one who is affected with or prone to psychological depression



1937

First Known Use of depressive

1937


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