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depressivenoun [C]

uk   us   /dɪˈpres.ɪv/
a ​person who often ​suffers from ​depression

depressiveadjective

uk   us   /dɪˈpres.ɪv/
suffering from or ​relating to ​depression: a depressive ​personality a depressive ​disorder/​illness
(Definition of depressive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “depressive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 抑郁寡欢的人, 抑郁症患者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 抑鬱寡歡的人, 抑鬱症病人…
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