how to pronounce depressive

/dɪˈpɹɛs.ɪv/

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depressive is pronounced in three syllables

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dɪpɹɛsɪv

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An example use of depressive in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… fallen into a depressive state he had a …”

meanings of depressive

adjective:

  1. Affected by depression, depressed; dispirited; melancholic.
  2. Causing depression; dispiriting.
  3. Relating to or characteristic of depression.

noun:

  1. A person suffering from depression.

words that rhyme with depressive

possessiveobsessiveprogressiveexpressive

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