01. He has been suffering from [depression] since his wife was killed in a car accident.
02. Daphne became quite [depressed] after she was fired from her job at the department store.
03. I always feel [depressed] after watching the news on television because of all the war and starvation in the world.
04. Winter in Quebec can be a bit [depressing] when you get a big snowfall in April.
05. After the death of her father, her mother slid into a deep [depression] for months.
06. My parents lived through the [Depression], and never forgot what it was like to live in poverty.
07. The economy is quite [depressed] right now due to high inflation.
08. Dodie Smith once observed that noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for [depression].
09. Scientists have found that chocolate has a chemical which helps fight [depression].
10. At the height of the Great [Depression] in 1932, there were 12 million people unemployed in the United States.
11. The huge fast food chains generally pay their workers low wages, thereby helping to [depress] wages for workers in the entire trade.
12. Most people experience some form of [depression] at some point in their lives.
13. Studies show that regular physical activity improves mood, helps relieve [depression], and increases feelings of well-being.
14. In December of 1888, a [depressed] Vincent van Gogh cut off his own left ear.
15. Narcotic drugs are known to [depress] the nervous system activity, in addition to reducing sensitivity to pain, and feelings of anxiety.
16. Studies show that despite higher standards of living, we are more [depressed] than ever.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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