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depressed adj.

1 unhappy/mentally ill

VERBS be, feel, look, seem, sound | become, get You mustn't let yourself get depressed | remain, stay

ADV. acutely, deeply, extremely, really, severely, terribly, very She became severely depressed after her mother's death. | thoroughly | increasingly | a bit, a little, mildly, quite, rather, slightly | clinically, suicidally There is medical evidence to show that he is suicidal and clinically depressed.

PREP. about She's terribly depressed about losing her job. | by I was depressed by our lack of progress.

2 not economically successful

VERBS be | become | remain, stay

ADV. badly, severely, very The shipping trade was badly depressed. | relatively | economically