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depressed

[ dih-prest ]
/ dɪˈprɛst /
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adjective
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Origin of depressed

From a late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at depress, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM depressed

non·de·pressed, adjectivequa·si-de·pressed, adjectivesub·de·pressed, adjectiveun·de·pressed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for depressed

depressed
/ (dɪˈprɛst) /

adjective
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Medical definitions for depressed

depressed
[ dĭ-prĕst ]

adj.
Lower in amount, degree, or position.
Sunk below the surrounding area.
Flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces.
Low in spirits; dejected.
Suffering from psychological depression.
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