antidepression

adjective

an·​ti·​de·​pres·​sion ˌan-tē-di-ˈpre-shən How to pronounce antidepression (audio)
-dē-,
ˌan-tī-
medical
: preventing or counteracting depression : antidepressant
an antidepression drug

Word History

First Known Use

1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antidepression was in 1904

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“Antidepression.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antidepression. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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