how to pronounce depressive


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depressive is pronounced in three syllables

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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


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


  1. A person suffering from depression.

depressive frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word depressive occurs in english on average 1.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics depressive can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that depressive can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with depressive


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