Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) in a state of decline or weakness
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To be depressed is to be in a psychological state of sadness or disposition of apathy. It can also be used to talk about situations where there has been a dramatic decline or weakness such as an economic depression.
Professional Examples (Basic)
Following the economic crisis,the depressed housing marketled to a lot of repossessions and homelessness.
The depressed economy made it difficult for companies to keep their heads above water.
Social Examples (Basic)
My Doctor put me on medication because I was feeling a lot of anxiety and I felt depressed.
This whole area has become depressed with many shops closed and empty houses due to the downfall in the economy.
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