1. in a state of decline or weakness






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depressed market/economy

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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. 

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  1. Following the economic crisis, the depressed housing market led to a lot of repossessions and homelessness.
  2. The depressed economy made it difficult for companies to keep their heads above water.

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  1. My Doctor put me on medication because I was feeling a lot of anxiety and I felt depressed.
  2. This whole area has become depressed with many shops closed and empty houses due to the downfall in the economy.

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