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American English: /dəˈprɛst/
British English: /dɪˈprɛst/

Translation of depressed in Spanish:


  • 1 (dejected) she's feeling a bit depressed
    anda un poco deprimida
    to get/become depressed
    dejarse abatir
    Example sentences
    • 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)
    en crisis
    de gran desempleo
    depressed prices have created a buyer's market
    la caída de los precios ha creado un mercado que favorece al comprador
    Example sentences
    • 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) (US)
    de calidad inferior
    his reading skills are depressed
    en lectura está por debajo de lo normal
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