Definitions for "Depress"
To lessen the activity of; to make dull; embarrass, as trade, commerce, etc.
To lessen in price; to cause to decline in value; to cheapen; to depreciate.
lessen the activity or force of; "The rising inflation depressed the economy"
Keywords:  concave, sink, pressum, muzzle, press
To press down; to cause to sink; to let fall; to lower; as, to depress the muzzle of a gun; to depress the eyes.
Having the middle lower than the border; concave.
Latin de = prefix implying descent, and pressum = pressed, hence to press down, and depression = downward movement or a concavity on a surface.
To cast a gloom upon; to sadden; as, his spirits were depressed.
To reduce (an equation) in a lower degree.
lower someone's spirits; make downhearted; "These news depressed her"; "The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her"
Keywords:  abase, humble, pride, bring, down
To bring down or humble; to abase, as pride.