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depressive

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

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

depressively

adverb

Examples of depressive in a Sentence

  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


DEPRESSIVE Defined for English Language Learners

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depressive

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

Definition of depressive for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

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depressive

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adjective de·pres·sive \di-ˈpres-iv\

Medical Definition of depressive

  1. 1:  tending to depress

  2. 2:  of, relating to, marked by, or affected by psychological depression the patient was paranoid and depressive depressive symptoms


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depressive

noun de·pres·sive

Medical Definition of depressive

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



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