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|1.||sad and gloomy; dejected; downcast.|
|2.||pressed down, or situated lower than the general surface.|
|3.||lowered in force, amount, etc.|
|4.||undergoing economic hardship, esp. poverty and unemployment.|
|5.||being or measured below the standard or norm.|
|6.||Botany, Zoology. flattened down; greater in width than in height.|
|7.||Psychiatry. suffering from depression.|
[Origin: 1375–1425; late ME; see depress, -ed2]
—Synonyms 1. saddened, morose, despondent, miserable; blue; morbid.
—Antonyms 1. happy.
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