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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPRESSED

Now that everything had been done, that the last minute of suspense was on, she was depressed.

Dick observed that the colonel was depressed and he knew the reason.

The little baby also languished, sharing its mother's depressed condition.

Over and above that, he was depressed and made uneasy by the late occurrence at his mother's.

I do not know what is the matter with me, but I am in a very nervous state and most depressed.

But still, he felt a vague sense of alarm, and was depressed and uneasy.

It was not because Wentworth had deserted him that Kenyon felt so uncomfortable and depressed.

The market for watches, which had been depressed, was at this time reviving a little.

I went home worried and depressed and shut myself up in my workroom.

He would not have been at the exempt, but the sight of the other depressed him.

WORD ORIGIN

early 14c., "put down by force," from Old French depresser, from Late Latin depressare, frequentative of Latin deprimere "press down," from de- "down" (see de-) + premere "to press" (see press (v.1)).

Meaning "push down physically" is from early 15c.; that of "deject, make gloomy" is from 1620s; economic sense of "lower in value" is from 1878. Related: Depressed; depressing.

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