Definition of 'depress'
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Example sentences containing 'depress'
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That sounds depressing - what do you mean? The Sun (2016)It's the usual story, but no less depressing for being familiar. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This perhaps sounds dark and depressing but it is not. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Such a loss can make anyone very depressed. Get the Best out of the Rest of Your Life (1990)There was something very powerfully depressing about it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is not as depressing as it sounds. The Vitality Diet (1990)And being depressed will make the pain harder to bear. The Sun (2016)Just think of how physically drained you feel when you become worried or depressed about something. Life Without Work (1994)It sounds depressing if all that matters is if your mother has sharp elbows. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Is there not something a bit depressing though about the fact that robots are needed at all? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Her boyfriend sounds depressed but your lover cannot be responsible for his wellbeing. The Sun (2015)But this is not nearly as depressing as it sounds. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You may be fit but your libido is draining away and you may risk getting depressed unless you make some changes. The Sun (2015)There is something rather depressing about the idea that we have to be paid extra for something we should do anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The bare statistics make depressing reading. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is something depressing and demeaning about women being supported from youth to old age by men simply because of their gender. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You know when you are depressed, you want to hide. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She doesn't want anything to depress him or get in the way of his recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Men appear to enjoy household labor more, or at least are depressed by it less. Divergent Realities: the Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, and Adolescents (1994)It's less depressing than watching the news. The Sun (2011)That your flat is considered to be within legal standards only makes Troubleshooter depressed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I took the less depressing option. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In a questionnaire afterwards, the first group said they felt more depressed and were less interested in social activities such as parties. The Sun (2012)But I think people are s o depressed they just want to get away. The Sun (2009)
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Used Occasionally. depress is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'depress'
British English: depress VERB
If someone or something depresses you, they make you feel sad and disappointed.
I must admit the state of the country depresses me.
Definition of depress from the Collins English Dictionary
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