Definition of 'depressed'
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Some midwives reported feeling depressed and undervalued. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But depressed people can be like that sometimes. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But after weeks of feeling depressed and lonely, he knew he had to face up to cancer. The Sun (2016) People get depressed when I show them that their change management process is based on a trust model. Computing (2010)The inquest into his death heard how he had become depressed after making'terrible investments in oil '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When we then took up dancing again, it was the best thing - much better than sitting around feeling depressed. The Sun (2016)I do not feel depressed but I have this sadness hovering over me. The Sun (2016)I got a job but was so depressed and anxious I lost it. The Sun (2016)He gets depressed so sometimes pushed me away. The Sun (2011)We will still go on feeling anxious or depressed. Beat Stress (1992)We keep our distance from depressed people. Christianity Today (2000)It made me wonder what if this happens to me and made me feel sad and depressed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)One or both partners is likely to become depressed. The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting (1993)About one in four of us will get clinically depressed at some time. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The whole place makes me feel depressed. The Sun (2011)This means that depressed people can improve without chemical treatments. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Nurses who drink coffee are less likely to become depressed or commit suicide. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There must be millions of depressed people needing holidays. The Sun (2014)It has a policy of at least maintaining dividends but might face pressure if commodity prices remain depressed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The depressed oil price has also made it a good time for those with strong balance sheets to strike deals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many of its funds are now dumping assets at depressed prices to meet refinancing payments and return money to investors. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Such policies relied entirely on cheap infrastructure and investment allowances and other financial incentives to encourage inward investment to depressed areas. After Thatcher (1989)These grants are used by the Government to encourage employment and new jobs in depressed areas. Business Studies Basic Facts (1990)It means he is more melancholy, but not sad or depressed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There were times when she didn't want to go out because she felt depressed and anxious. POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)When you do something like that, the opponents get depressed. The Sun (2012)So they shouldn't feel too depressed about it. The Sun (2015)Conversely, sad or depressed people are generally notable for their lack of hilarity. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)Is she depressed, anxious or guilty? Times, Sunday Times (2010)I'm looking down the list and feel slightly depressed. The Sun (2011)Yet they were happy to suggest Stoke's decline from a flourishing industrial centre to depressed area is down to immigration. The Sun (2008)I tried them, right, and they made me feel slightly depressed. The Sun (2012)
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British English: depressed /dɪˈprɛst/ ADJECTIVE
If you are depressed, you are sad and feel you cannot enjoy anything, because your situation is difficult and unpleasant.
He seemed depressed when he heard the news.
- American English: depressed
- Arabic: حَزين
- Brazilian Portuguese: deprimido
- Chinese: 抑郁的
- Croatian: deprimiran
- Czech: deprimovaný
- Danish: deprimeret
- Dutch: depressief
- European Spanish: deprimido
- Finnish: masentunut
- French: déprimé
- German: deprimiert
- Greek: θλιμμένος
- Italian: depresso
- Japanese: 意気消沈した
- Korean: 기운이 없는
- Norwegian: nedtrykt
- Polish: przygnębiony
- European Portuguese: deprimido
- Romanian: deprimat
- Russian: угнетенный
- Spanish: deprimido
- Swedish: deprimerad
- Thai: หดหู่
- Turkish: canı sıkkın
- Ukrainian: пригнічений
- Vietnamese: chán nản
Definition of depressed from the Collins English Dictionary
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