Definition for depressed

adjective as in concave, pushed down

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caved-in, fallen-in

adjective as in poverty-stricken

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Example Sentences

The economic recovery will be stunted and thwarted if that doesn’t happen…the economy will be depressed.

From Fortune

I became depressed, sometimes to the point that I would stay in bed for a couple of days in a row.

From Ozy

While peaks in e-commerce revenue have been a welcome sight, it’s a far cry from making up for depressed ad revenues.

From Digiday

That is, HACA was historically overly lenient with its residents and that it was collecting a depressed amount of rent from residents.

By the way, another possibility, Stephen, is that the people who are happier are just different from the people who are depressed, and they’re both growing in number and the middle’s getting carved out.

And, he confided, the situation left him “a little depressed” as well.

The young people in Girls are miserable, peevish, depressed, hate their bodies, themselves, their life, and each other.

Born in Kuwait, Jason languished in college in the States (“It was a cultural thing”) and says he became clinically depressed.

“I was deeply depressed and pulled myself out of it by embracing Day of the Dead,” she says.

But his recent Twitter feed, filled with dozens of angry and depressed rants, showed Fryberg was distressed.

Mlle. Mayer had been for some time in a depressed condition, and her friends had been anxious about her.

This would in any event have depressed prices of cotton, even under ordinary conditions.

Mrs. Armine was fatigued by the journey, and by the long day at Denderah, which had secretly depressed her.

It was a rather depressed stock-hand, name of Flood, who blew cigarette smoke out over the brow of Writing-Stone that evening.

In one instant the mottled-faced gentleman depressed his hand again, and every glass was set down empty.


On this page you'll find 153 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to depressed, such as: desolate, despondent, discouraged, miserable, morose, and not happy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.