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  Words related to depress

Related / Similar Words: press down, lower, deject, cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, demoralize, demoralise

 

Definition:
  • lessen the activity or force of; "The rising inflation depressed the economy";
  • press down; "Depress the space key";
  • cause to drop or sink; "The lack of rain had depressed the water level in the reservoir";
  • lower someone''s spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child''s health demoralizes her";
  • lower (prices or markets); "The glut of oil depressed gas prices";

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    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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