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1    low in spirits; downcast; despondent  
2    lower than the surrounding surface  
3    pressed down or flattened  
4      (Also)    distressed   characterized by relative economic hardship, such as unemployment  
a depressed area     
5    lowered in force, intensity, or amount  
6    (of plant parts) flattened as though pressed from above  
7      (Zoology)   flattened from top to bottom  
the depressed bill of the spoonbill     
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1    blue, crestfallen, dejected, despondent, discouraged, dispirited, down, downcast, downhearted, down in the dumps     (informal)   fed up, glum, low, low-spirited, melancholy, moody, morose, pessimistic, sad, unhappy  
2    concave, hollow, indented, recessed, set back, sunken  
3      (of an area, circumstances)   deprived, destitute, disadvantaged, distressed, grey, needy, poor, poverty-stricken, run-down  
4    cheapened, depreciated, devalued, impaired, weakened  

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