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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 for "depressed":

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

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How to use depressed in a sentence?

  1. Marcus Aurelius:

    Either you’re going to be depressed when your wish is not realized or foolishly pleased with yourself if it is, overjoyed for the wrong reasons.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    There is nothing potent like HOPE. Moreover, the efficacy of EXPECTATION is unimaginable. Besides, the workability of LIVING FAITH is unfailing. As a matter of fact, whoever that sticks to all of them cannot and will never feel dejected, frustrated or depressed in life. So, I urge you, dare to get used to hope, expectation and living faith. And for life never let go of all of them. Irrespective of whatever that may come your way subsequently.

  3. Durga Moparti:

    It sounded like he was a little depressed and he wanted to go back to India.

  4. Paul Pittman:

    Our stock is horribly depressed, we have a good business but a bad stock price.

  5. Adam Lankford:

    There are several pathways we observe : antisocial individuals who are part of a gang, depressed and despondent persons who are highly distressed over a grievance and believe they have no future, and a small group of persons with severe mental illness that includes delusional thinking, in a workplace shooting, you want to look at the latter two as most likely.


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