depressed

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Depressed is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /dəˈprɛst/

Adjective[change]

Positive
depressed

Comparative
more depressed

Superlative
most depressed

  1. If someone or something is depressed, there is a low in a person's feelings, in the economy, or in a surface.
    Van Gogh was depressed for a long time before he killed himself.
    The business community is worried that the market is being hurt by depressed prices.
    There ground was depressed where the rock had been.

Verb[change]

Plain form
depress

Third-person singular
depresses

Past tense
depressed

Past participle
depressed

Present participle
depressing

  1. The past tense and past participle of depress.

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