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depress

de·press

depress

 
 
pronunciation:
dih pres
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part of speech: verb
inflections: depressed, depresses, depressing
definition: to cause to be unhappy or in low spirits.
Failing the test depressed him.Cold, gray days depress me.
synonyms:
oppress, weigh down
antonyms:
amuse, cheer, exhilarate
similar words:
burden, deflate, discourage, sadden
derivations: depressible (adj.), depressing (adj.), depressingly (adv.)
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  • depressed:
    feeling unhappy.
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