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Overview of verb depress

The verb depress has 5 senses

  • depress, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise -- (lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her")

  • depress -- (lower (prices or markets); "The glut of oil depressed gas prices")

  • lower, depress -- (cause to drop or sink; "The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir")

  • press down, depress -- (press down; "Depress the space key")

  • depress -- (lessen the activity or force of; "The rising inflation depressed the economy")

Overview of adj depressed

The adj depressed has 3 senses

  • depressed, down -- (lower than previously; "the market is depressed"; "prices are down")

  • depressed -- (flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces)

  • gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited -- (filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted")