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Definition of Depress
DepressDepress De*press", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Depressed; p. pr. &
vb. n. Depressing.] [L. depressus, p. p. of deprimere; de-
+ premere to press. See Press.]
1. To press down; to cause to sink; to let fall; to lower;
as, to depress the muzzle of a gun; to depress the eyes.
``With lips depressed.' --Tennyson.
2. To bring down or humble; to abase, as pride.
3. To cast a gloom upon; to sadden; as, his spirits were
4. To lessen the activity of; to make dull; embarrass, as
trade, commerce, etc.
5. To lessen in price; to cause to decline in value; to
cheapen; to depreciate.
6. (Math.) To reduce (an equation) in a lower degree.
To depress the pole (Naut.), to cause the sidereal pole to
appear lower or nearer the horizon, as by sailing toward
Syn: To sink; lower; abase; cast down; deject; humble;
degrade; dispirit; discourage.
Depress De*press", a. [L. depressus, p. p.]
Having the middle lower than the border; concave. [Obs.]
If the seal be depress or hollow. --Hammond.
Meaning of Depress from wikipedia
to: Major depressive disorder Dysthymia Minor depressive disorder Recurrent brief depression Depressive personality disorder
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(mood), a state
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- Major depressive disorder
(MDD), also known
depression, is a mental disorder characterized
by at least
two w****s of pervasive
low mood, low...
- in depressive episodes
is controversial: they can be effective
but have been implicated
in triggering manic
episodes. The treatment
- Depressive realism
is the hypothesis developed
by Lauren Alloy
and Lyn Yvonne Abramson
that depressed individuals
make more realistic inferences
- A depressor consonant
is a consonant
(lowers) the tone of its or a neighboring
syllable. This is a consequence
of the phonation
- Minor depressive
disorder, also known
depression, is a mood disorder
that does not meet the full criteria
for major depressive disorder
- personality disorder
features. Originally included
in the American Psychiatric
****ociation's DSM-II, depressive personality disorder
- joy. Depressed
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of some mood disorders
such as major depressive disorder
and dysthymia; it is a normal temporary reaction
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