Translation of depressed in Spanish:

depressed

Pronunciation: /dɪˈprest/

adj

  • 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 [Econ] [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) (AmE) de calidad inferior his reading skills are depressed en lectura está por debajo de lo normal

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