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Synonyms for depressed

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  1. depressedadjective

    unhappy, despondent, miserable, melancholy, sad, gloomy


  2. depressedadjective

    unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others; despondent

    sad, unhappy, miserable, melancholy, despondent, gloomy


  3. depressedadjective

    Suffering from clinical depression.

    gloomy, miserable, despondent, sad, unhappy, melancholy


  4. depressedadjective

    Suffering damaging effects of economic recession.

    sad, gloomy, unhappy, melancholy, miserable, despondent


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. depressed

    base, deep, degraded, dwarfed, inferior, low, mean, short, stunted

    elevated, eminent, exalted, high, lofty, noble, proud, steep, tall, towering, uplifted

Princeton's WordNet

  1. depressed, down(p)adjective

    lower than previously

    "the market is depressed"; "prices are down"

    high, elated, thick

  2. depressedadjective

    flattened downward as if pressed from above or flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces

    low, low-spirited, downhearted, blue, gloomy, down in the mouth, downcast, grim, down(p), dispirited

    thick, elated, high

  3. gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down(p), downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spiritedadjective

    filled with melancholy and despondency

    "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "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"

    high, thick, elated

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Editors Contribution

  1. alamort

    in state of unhappiness

    i was alamort after my boyfriend left me.

    Submitted by ritakbhagat014 on April 19, 2020  
  2. morose

    morose means sad, grumpy.

    "the girl was depressed because the pool was closed."

    Submitted by JP03 on January 22, 2015  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. depressedadjective

    dejected, dispirited

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How to use depressed in a sentence?

  1. Keith Thibodeaux:

    I needed a savior because I got down to the end of my rope when I was playing rock, and just went down into the drug world and I was clinically depressed. It was at that point that God answered my prayer - my cry.

  2. Lao Tzu:

    If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.

  3. Joseph Bompartito:

    They looked miserable, malnourished, very skinny, very pale with a depressed look on their face.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    What causes depression and eventually/at worst leads to frustration is lack of inspirations/motivations. Yes, that's because, whoever that is often inspired/motivated can't be depressed/frustrated by anyone/anything. So, never you dare to lack inspirations/motivations. Rather, do quest for them always.

  5. Victor Chukwueke:

    We all have an issue, we all go through things in life, go through difficulties. You don't have to let your challenges bring you down or let you be sad and depressed. It's a matter of perception. How you see it.

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