Slack labor markets have depressed wages throughout the economy.
Charlotte Fryett came from a broken home in a depressed inner-city quarter of southeast London.
depressed and unemployed, she overdosed, locked in her apartment alone.
And while the bereaved person may wish to be dead, the depressed person may attempt suicide, and some succeed.
She reached around my hip and flipped up the depressed red button on my individual alarm.
He found them, as a rule, bewildered, depressed and unresponsive.
He depressed the switch deliberately, like a man firing a weapon.
The head is rounded, and shorter than in the Guenons; the muzzle short, depressed, and but little prominent.
In about twenty minutes the buzzer on my pix-box sounded, and I depressed the key.
Animal food is one of the greatest means by which the pure sentiment of the race is depressed.
early 14c., "put down by force," from Old French depresser, from Late Latin depressare, frequentative of Latin deprimere "press down," from de- "down" (see de-) + premere "to press" (see press (v.1)).
Meaning "push down physically" is from early 15c.; that of "deject, make gloomy" is from 1620s; economic sense of "lower in value" is from 1878. Related: Depressed; depressing.
depressed de·pressed (dĭ-prěst')
Lower in amount, degree, or position.
Sunk below the surrounding area.
Flattened along the dorsal and ventral surfaces.
Low in spirits; dejected.
Suffering from psychological depression.
depress de·press (dĭ-prěs')
To lower in spirits; deject.
To cause to drop or sink; lower.
To press down.
To lessen the activity or force of something.