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Synonyms for depressed
dɪˈprɛst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. depressed, down(p)(adj)

    lower than previously

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

    Antonyms:
    high, elated, thick

  2. depressed(adj)

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

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

    Antonyms:
    thick, elated, high

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

    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"

    Antonyms:
    high, thick, elated

Wiktionary

  1. depressed(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    unhappy, despondent, miserable, melancholy, sad, gloomy

    Antonyms:
    cheerful

  2. depressed(adjective)

    unhappy, and blaming oneself rather than others; despondent

    Synonyms:
    gloomy, despondent, sad, melancholy, miserable, unhappy

    Antonyms:
    cheerful

  3. depressed(adjective)

    Suffering from clinical depression.

    Synonyms:
    gloomy, miserable, despondent, sad, unhappy, melancholy

    Antonyms:
    cheerful

  4. depressed(adjective)

    Suffering damaging effects of economic recession.

    Synonyms:
    sad, gloomy, unhappy, melancholy, miserable, despondent

    Antonyms:
    cheerful

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. depressed

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

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

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. depressed(a)

    Synonyms:
    dejected, dispirited

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    depressive, pressed, pisa, bummed, depression, despondent, depressor, disadvantaged, sunken

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How to use depressed in a sentence?

  1. Chris Cuomo:

    I've got brain fog that won't go away, i've got an onset of clinical depression, which is not sadness. People keep saying to me,' Don't be sad.' I'm not sad. I'm depressed. It's different. I can't control it.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Inspiration/motivation is a recourse i.e. inspiration/motivation is often a source of empowerment/strenght/encouragement/upliftment. Therefore, do quest for inspirations/motivations whenever you feel depressed/disspirited/dejected. For surely, they can/will uplift/beef up/recoup your about to fall or already fallen spirit/morale/enthusiasm.

  3. Otto Ng:

    It feels a bit depressed and hopeless, but at the same time this is just the beginning, it's not the end.... We still haven't got what we wanted, it's awakened the Hong Kong people.

  4. Selena Gomez:

    There were a few months where I was a little depressed, where I wouldn't leave (the house) as much, i think I drove myself crazy for a little bit. It was just easier to say, 'Hey, do you mind running to the grocery store and picking some stuff up, I don't want to get photographed.'.

  5. Janine Kartiganer:

    He wore a hoodie and always had his head down, he looked depressed.


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