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- simple past tense and past participle of
- unhappy; despondent
- 1917, Anton Chekhov, Constance Garnett, transl., The Darling and Other Stories, Project Gutenberg, published 9 September 2004, →ISBN, page 71:
- The mother, Ekaterina Pavlovna, who at one time had been handsome, but now, asthmatic, depressed, vague, and over-feeble for her years, tried to entertain me with conversation about painting. Having heard from her daughter that I might come to Shelkovka, she had hurriedly recalled two or three of my landscapes which she had seen in exhibitions in Moscow, and now asked what I meant to express by them.
- Suffering from clinical depression.
- Suffering damaging effects of economic recession.
severely despondent and unhappy
suffering from clinical depression
suffering damaging effects of economic recession
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