DEPRESS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of depress
Definition:
v. lower in spirits; press down
Example:
There are hopes that this could help to revive the internet and technology sector which has shown to depress since the dotcom crash of 2000.
Sentence in Classic:
The great silver buckle of her belt seemed to depress the centre of her body, catching the light stuff of her white blouse like a clip.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
The amount of practical wisdom I bestowed upon Traddles in this manner was immense, and of the best quality; but it had no other effect upon Dora than to depress her spirits, and make her always nervous with the dread that it would be her turn next.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
In a few days practically all the students and teachers had left for their homes, and this served to depress my spirits even more.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context
Stephen remained in the background, depressed more than ever by the darkness and silence of the theatre and by the air it wore of jaded and formal study.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
As for myself, I was silent, for the dull weather and the melancholy business upon which we were engaged, depressed my spirits.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She always set to work on it at depressed moments, and now she knitted at it nervously, twitching her fingers and counting the stitches.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He felt depressed, especially because everyone else was, as he saw, eager, anxious, and interested, and he alone, with an old, toothless little man with mumbling lips wearing a naval uniform, sitting beside him, had no interest in it and nothing to do.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was glad of a chance to be alone to recover from the influence of ordinary actual life, which had already depressed his happy mood.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context