What does depressed mean?

Definitions for depressed
dɪˈprɛstde·pressed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. depressed, down(p)adjective

    lower than previously

    "the market is depressed"; "prices are down"

  2. depressedadjective

    flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces

  3. gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down(p), downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spiritedadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. depressedadjective

    unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others; despondent

  2. depressedadjective

    Suffering from clinical depression.

  3. depressedadjective

    Suffering damaging effects of economic recession.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Depressed

    of Depress

  2. Depressedadjective

    pressed or forced down; lowed; sunk; dejected; dispirited; sad; humbled

  3. Depressedadjective

    concave on the upper side; -- said of a leaf whose disk is lower than the border

  4. Depressedadjective

    lying flat; -- said of a stem or leaf which lies close to the ground

  5. Depressedadjective

    having the vertical diameter shorter than the horizontal or transverse; -- said of the bodies of animals, or of parts of the bodies

Entomology

  1. Depressed

    flattened down vertically; opposed to compressed.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'depressed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4175

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'depressed' in Adjectives Frequency: #760

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of depressed in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of depressed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of depressed in a Sentence

  1. Erika Forbes:

    During preschool, children's increasing independence but less-than-optimal self-control can make it especially challenging for mothers (or any caregivers) to set limits, grant autonomy and resolve conflicts, if mothers are depressed, they might find themselves too exhausted or emotionally taxed to engage in the kind of vigorous parenting that preschoolers tend to need.

  2. Lawrence De Maria:

    Mining-related businesses have taken another leg down because of the depressed commodity prices, but there is some optimism that it could stabilize next year.

  3. David Ayres:

    I just want everyone to know that just because you have a kidney transplant, or something like that, it's not the end of the world, i know a lot of people fall into a depressed state or so on. I fell into that too when I had my transplant, I thought 'no hockey, what am I going to go into', it was kind of a shock to me.

  4. Patricia Heberer Rice:

    I was so depressed, I couldn’t even look from where that voice came, that lives with me.

  5. Jane Pearson:

    I was sad and depressed, issues with food were tied to my emotions, i didn't feel I was pretty enough to join a sorority, no other freshman girls looked like I did.

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