Definición de depressive en inglés:

depressive

Silabificación: de·pres·sive
Pronunciación: /diˈpresiv
 
/

adjetivo

  • 1Causing feelings of hopelessness, despondency, and dejection.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • However, persistent severe depressive moods are not part of the ‘normal’ spectrum of behaviour.
    • The best punk rock, or whatever, always comes from the most depressive governments.
    • Instead I'm indulging in depressive whingeing because I needed the best possible conditions to start tackling a heavier workload and everything seems to have gone pear shaped.
  • 1.1 Medicine Relating to or tending to suffer from clinical depression: a depressive illness
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The results are still being analysed but researchers say care home residents are enjoying life more and suffering less depressive illness.
    • However, elderly patients are the main group suffering seriously from depressive illnesses.
    • Women who do meet the criteria for a clinical depressive episode are referred for standard treatment.
  • 1.2Causing a reduction in strength, effectiveness, or value: steroids have a depressive effect on the immune system
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Drugs such as the opioid antagonist naloxone and the benzodiazepine antagonist flumazenil may be used to counter the respiratory depressive effects of these drugs.
    • Due to a respiratory depressive effect, a benzodiazepine may limit the amount of opioid that can be given; may cause mental status changes.
    • The drug appeared to have no observable depressive effect on respiratory rate.

sustantivo

Medicine Volver al principio  
  • A person suffering from or with a tendency to suffer from depression.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Melancholic depressives may also ruminate over the same thoughts and experiences, and feel excessive guilt.
    • They agree that those who do not share this identity cannot understand the suffering that depressives experience.
    • Phase-advancing sleep may be a useful treatment for depressives who eschew medication.

Más definiciones de depressive 

Definición de depressive en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día maelstrom
Pronunciación: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea