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Meaning of DEPRESSED

Pronunciation:  di'prest

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  having the central portion lower than the margin; "a depressed pustule"
  2. [adj]  low in spirits; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted"
  3. [adj]  lower than previously; "the market is depressed"; "prices are down"
  4. [adj]  (biology) flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces

DEPRESSED is a 9 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: blue, concave, dejected, dispirited, down in the mouth, down(p), downcast, downhearted, indented, low, low-spirited, thin



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\De*pressed"\, a.
1. Pressed or forced down; lowed; sunk; dejected; dispirited;
   sad; humbled.

2. (Bot.)
   (a) Concave on the upper side; -- said of a leaf whose
       disk is lower than the border.
   (b) Lying flat; -- said of a stem or leaf which lies close
       to the ground.

3. (Zo["o]l.) Having the vertical diameter shorter than the
   horizontal or transverse; -- said of the bodies of
   animals, or of parts of the bodies.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Flattened as if pressed down from the top or end.
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