depressive

[ dih-pres-iv ]SEE DEFINITION OF depressive

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPRESSIVE

In no case is the action of a stimulant followed by a depressive reaction.

Surely Callista Blake was not what his brother Jack would call a depressive type, if that word was still favored in the jargon.

Depressive memories or ideas have associated with them a depressing and disintegrating emotional quality.

The last case is interesting in that a depressive onset to a deep stupor was observed in the Institute.

When she was talked to, she was apt to indulge in depressive statements and show considerable distress.

Although inactive and sometimes appearing dull the depressive individual is not apathetic but is suffering acutely.

Kraepelin treats stupors occurring in manic-depressive insanity as falling into two groups, the depressive and manic.

The alleged insanity, Dr. Kiernan adds, was of the dubious manic and depressive variety, and perhaps chiefly due to wounded pride.

The continuance of depressive immigration will lead to nothing catastrophic.

Now pain, which is depressive, leaves deeper traces in life than joy.

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