Translation of depressed in Spanish:

depressed

Pronunciation: /dɪˈprest/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 (dejected) deprimido, abatido she's feeling a bit depressed anda un poco deprimida to get/become depressed deprimirse, dejarse abatir
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    • I mean, to say they were depressed or despondent is too light.
    • He was depressed, despondent, and in total despair.
    • Among the most unhappy and depressed people in the region are the supporters of the official opposition in the province.
  • 2 [Economics/Economía] [economy/market] deprimido, en crisis; [area] deprimido, de gran desempleo depressed prices have created a buyer's market la caída de los precios ha creado un mercado que favorece al comprador
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    • This will mean that the buoyant region maintains full employment whereas the depressed region exhibits a local labour demand shortfall.
    • This depressed economic activity hurt employment figures and affected demand for housing, he said.
    • He attributes deflation to an increase in money demand caused by expectations of further deflation and perhaps depressed economic activity.
  • 3 (substandard) (American English/inglés norteamericano) de calidad inferior his reading skills are depressed en lectura está por debajo de lo normal

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.