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Synonyms for depressed

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  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 Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. depressed

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

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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. depressedadjective

    dejected, dispirited

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  1. Strugatsky:

    When I feel bad, I work. When I have problems, when I'm depressed, when I'm bored with life, I sit down to my work. There are probably other prescriptions, but I don't know them. Or they don't work for me. You want my advice -- here it is Go and work. Thank God that people like you and me need only paper and pencil to work.

  2. Glenn Gass:

    I don't hate all holidays. Just the ones that make me depressed, require me to spend time with family members that just come around for the food, and the ones that require me to get up early and go to church. Arbor Day! can't wait

  3. Glen Coppersmith:

    Some of these differences are obvious and make immediate sense, like depressed people talk about negative emotions more, some differences are more subtle, like depressed people use ‘I’ more than their community control counterparts.

  4. Julia Margaret Cameron:

    When we are angry or depressed in our creativity, we have misplaced our power. We have allowed someone else to determine our worth, and then we are angry at being undervalued.

  5. Mark Wahlberg:

    When I was down and wasn’t able to do the things I’m used to doing, I started to feel depressed — and I never feel depressed. But [the motivation] is instilled in me. I was always prepared just in case if I had to go back [to Boston], that I would be welcomed with open arms.

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