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depressed

depressed (German) [edit]

Adjective

Word separation:

de · pri · miert, comparative: de · pri · mier · ter, superlative: am de · pri · mier · tes · th

Pronunciation:

IPA: [depʁiˈmiːɐ̯t]
Audio samples: depressed (Info)
Rhymes: -iːɐ̯t

Meanings:

[1] Psychology: by external circumstances or just by their very negative perception in a mood that one is very disappointed

Origin:

[1] Derivation of the verbdepress to the adjective

Synonyms:

[1] discouraged, depressed, dejected, melancholy

Sense releated words:

[1] sad, frustrated, depressed, sobered, joyless, hopeless, meek, melancholy, discouraged, crushed, resigned, deadly unhappy, gloomy, unhappy, inconsolable, despairing, desperate
[1] colloquial:depressed, frustrated, kinked
[1] Short form, colloquial:depri[1]

Opposite words:

[1] exuberant, elated, delighted, excited, euphoric, exuberant

Generic terms:

[1] sad

Sub-terms:

[1] brooding, lost in thought

Examples:

[1] When the weather is cloudy and uncomfortable, I am often depressed.
[1] “I really am depressed. I've learned so much for the exam and then there is only one passed out."
[1] If you are seriously injured as an athlete, you can only depressed Squat in front of the TV and watch the others compete.
[1] Manfred B. fell into a deep hole after his separation, he was very depressed.[2]
[1] Over the Greek border they are [the two Libyan refugees Bilal and Soufian; Note d. First.] Came with smugglers. But now the two are depressed, because they've been stuck here for four weeks. "We don't know where to go."[3]

Characteristic word combinations:

[1] one depressedTo impress
[1] Sports:depressedPendant, depressedFans, one depressedCrew, a more depressedTrainer
[1] something depresseddetermine
[1] visiblydepressed,deepdepressed,completelydepressed,quitedepressed

Word formations:

[1] Depression

Translations [edit]

References and further information:

[1] Wikipedia article "Depressed"
[1] Digital dictionary of the German language "depressed"
[1] University of Leipzig: Vocabulary portal "depressed"
[1] The Free Dictionary "depressed"
[1] PONS - German spelling "depressed"
[1] Duden online "depressed"
[1] Friedrich Maurer (founder); Based on the preparatory work by Friedrich Maurer, Friedrich Stroh and Rudolf Mulch, edited by Rudolf Mulch: South Hessian dictionary. Volume Ⅰ: A — D, N. G. Elwert Verlag, Marburg 1965–1968, ISBN 3-7708-0388-4 (complete work), DNB 955861691 (digitized version of the LAGIS), keyword »depressed«, column 1474.

Swell:

  1. Duden online "depri"
  2. Suzanne Cords: Everyday German - Podcast: Divorce. Weddings are so romantic, but divorces are less beautiful. A long marriage is often followed by a dispute over money. Although every third marriage in Germany is divorced, people still marry - fortunately. In: German wave. February 28, 2007 (URL, accessed May 24, 2016).
  3. Barbara Wesel: Macedonia - waiting room Western Balkans ?. The flow of migrants is still moving slowly but unchecked to the north - from the transit camp on the Greek border to the stop in the Macedonian Tabanovce and on to Serbia. Barbara Wesel from Tabanovce. In: German wave. January 27, 2016 (URL, accessed May 24, 2016).
  4. Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary "depressed"
  5. Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary "glum"
  6. Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary "downcast"
  7. Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary "dejected"

Participle II

Word separation:

depressed

Pronunciation:

IPA: [depʁiˈmiːɐ̯t]
Audio samples: depressed (Info)
Rhymes: -iːɐ̯t

Grammatical features:

depressed is an inflected form of depress.
You can find the entire conjugation on the page Flexion: to depress.
You can find all further information in the main entry depress.
Please take supplements therefore also only there.

Conjugated form

Word separation:

depressed

Pronunciation:

IPA: [depʁiˈmiːɐ̯t]
Audio samples: depressed (Info)
Rhymes: -iːɐ̯t

Grammatical features:

  • 3rd person singular indicative present active of the verb depress
  • 2nd person plural indicative present active of the verb depress
  • 2nd person plural imperative present active of the verb depress
depressed is an inflected form of depress.
You can find the entire conjugation on the page Flexion: depress.
You can find all further information in the main entry depress.
Please take supplements therefore also only there.