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Definition of Depressive

Depressive

  1. Able or tending to depress or cast down.

Depressive Quotations

The point about manic depression or bipolar disorder, as it's now more commonly called, is that it's about mood swings. So, you have an elevated mood. When people think of manic depression, they only hear the word depression. They think one's a depressive. The point is, one's a manic-depressive.
Stephen Fry

I have no problem with people feeling a bit down - crikey, you only have to walk down the road to find enough reasons to fall into a depressive coma - but I do have a problem with whining about it.
Mark Barrowcliffe

When the depressive psychosis has become manifest, its cardinal feature seems to be a mental inhibition which renders a rapport between the patient and the external world more difficult.
Karl Abraham

I am a smiling depressive.
Trisha Goddard

Even in my first analysis of a depressive psychosis, I was immediately struck by its structural similarity with obsessional neurosis.
Karl Abraham
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