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See definition of depressive on Dictionary.com
  • as inoppressive
  • as insomber
  • as inblack
  • as indiscouraging
  • as indreary
  • as ingloomy

synonyms for depressive

  • brutal
  • burdensome
  • cruel
  • depressing
  • dictatorial
  • harsh
  • heavy-handed
  • inhuman
  • onerous
  • overbearing
  • tyrannical
  • unjust
  • backbreaking
  • bleak
  • confining
  • demanding
  • despotic
  • discouraging
  • disheartening
  • dismal
  • dispiriting
  • exacting
  • exigent
  • gloomy
  • grievous
  • grinding
  • headache
  • heavy
  • hefty
  • ironhanded
  • mean
  • rough going
  • severe
  • somber
  • superincumbent
  • taxing
  • tough
  • troublesome
  • weighty
  • distressing
  • foreboding
  • threatening
  • depressing
  • dispiriting
  • atrocious
  • bleak
  • dismal
  • doleful
  • dreary
  • funereal
  • gloomy
  • horrible
  • lugubrious
  • mournful
  • ominous
  • oppressive
  • sad
  • sinister
  • sombre
  • disappointing
  • dreary
  • depressing
  • gloomy
  • dismal
  • dispiriting
  • bleak
  • black
  • deterring
  • disadvantageous
  • inopportune
  • oppressive
  • unfavorable
  • unpropitious
  • disheartening
  • dismaying
  • dissuading
  • daunting
  • hindering
  • dampening
  • off-putting
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antonyms for depressive

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  • easy
  • gentle
  • kind
  • nice
  • calm
  • cool
  • mild
  • relieving
  • temperate
  • sunny
  • hopeful
  • luminous
  • bright
  • light
  • funny
  • happy
  • excited
  • unimportant
  • trivial
  • flippant
  • encouraging
  • vivacious
  • lively
  • joyful
  • cheerful
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How to use depressive in a sentence

Several years ago, when I was in my mid-20s, after suffering from major depressive disorder and anxiety for most of my life, I found myself at the emergency room during an episode of substance-induced psychosis.
I AVOIDED FACING MY MENTAL ILLNESS FOR DECADES. THE PANDEMIC CHANGED THATJAQUIRA DÍAZMARCH 3, 2021TIME
For teenagers predisposed to depression and anxiety, “a lot of alone time with your depressive thoughts is not great,” says Nicole McGarry, a Northern Virginia therapist who works with a lot of young people.
THE LONELINESS OF AN INTERRUPTED ADOLESCENCEELLEN MCCARTHYFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To treat chronic pain, depressive disorders, or other serious illnesses, get your doctor’s recommendations first.
CAN CBD HELP YOU CHILL? HERE’S WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR.PURBITA SAHAJANUARY 4, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
A month after receiving two doses of the psychedelic drug, 13 people had big drops in depressive symptoms, researchers report November 4 in JAMA Psychiatry.
PSILOCYBIN MAY HELP TREAT DEPRESSION, A SMALL STUDY FINDSLAURA SANDERSNOVEMBER 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
They estimate that StrongMinds prevents the equivalent of one year of severe major depressive disorder for a woman at a cost of around $248 — a pretty good deal, especially when you consider this helps the woman as well as her dependents.
THE CASE FOR FUNDING PSYCHEDELICS TO TREAT MENTAL HEALTHSIGAL SAMUELOCTOBER 9, 2020VOX
O direct (dhe common o) can nedher assume o, dhe servile ov o depressive (oo); nor u, hwich wood seem its partner in a dipthong.
A MINNIATURE OV INGLISH ORTHOGGRAPHYJAMES ELPHINSTON
For dhis rezon, goald must no longuer be robbed ov its depressive servile, wonce legally seen in gould.
A MINNIATURE OV INGLISH ORTHOGGRAPHYJAMES ELPHINSTON
This was the first triumphant conclusion, but afterward came reaction and a depressive doubt.
EMPIRE BUILDERSFRANCIS LYNDE
In the excited stage of manic-depressive insanity it is not uncommon to find that the memory is abnormally active.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 5VARIOUS
Of the two terms (folie circulaire and manic-depressive insanity) the latter is the more correct.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 5VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DEPRESSIVE

  • atrocious
  • bleak
  • depressing
  • depressive
  • dismal
  • dispiriting
  • distressing
  • doleful
  • dreary
  • foreboding
  • funereal
  • gloomy
  • horrible
  • lugubrious
  • mournful
  • ominous
  • oppressive
  • sad
  • sinister
  • sombre
  • threatening
  • backward
  • declinatory
  • deleterious
  • depressive
  • deteriorating
  • dwindling
  • regressive
  • retrogressive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.