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English definition of “depressive”


noun [C] uk   /dɪˈpres.ɪv/ us  
a person who often suffers from depressionMental and psychiatric disorders


adjective uk   /dɪˈpres.ɪv/ us  
suffering from or relating to depression: a depressive personality a depressive disorder/illnessMental and psychiatric disorders
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