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the same meaning?

Postby Lie.K. » Thu Oct 28, 2004 9:06 pm

Hello :)

I'd like to ask about the meaning of the words.

Are "depressed " and "gloomy" used interchangeably? If not, how do you use them?

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Postby Alan » Sat Oct 30, 2004 9:00 am

When referring to people, they are similar, but 'depressed' sounds more serious and is often suggestive of a medical condition.

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