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  Definition of depress
  1. lessen the activity or force of; "The rising inflation depressed the economy"
  2. press down; "Depress the space key"
  3. cause to drop or sink; "The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir"
  4. lower someone''s spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child''s health demoralizes her"
  5. lower (prices or markets); "The glut of oil depressed gas prices"
Similar Words: press down, lower, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise

 

Hyponyms: chill

 

Derivational Morphology: depression, depressor, depressor muscle, lower berth, lower, lowering, demoralization, demoralisation, discouragement, disheartenment, dismay, dejection, sedative, sedative drug, depressant, downer

 

Anagrams: speeder, pressed

 

 
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