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Emotional WeightPlay
The word 'depress' can imply a significant emotional burden or sadness. SlideThe gloomy weather seemed to depress the entire team.
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Intensity VariesPlay
'Depress' can indicate feelings from mildly discouraged to severely unhappy. SlideMissing the goal just before the final whistle depressed the players.
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Short-Term EffectPlay
When 'depress' is used, the implied unhappiness is often temporary. SlideHis harsh criticism briefly depressed me.