Synonyms for Depresses:
Stifles, hampers, hinders, paralyzes, impedes, curbs, frustrates, de-motivates, throttles.
debases, decreases, lowers, sinks, attenuates.
bars, Chills, checks, restrains, averts, admonishes, bans, dampens, daunts, deflects, derails, deters, discourages, disheartens, disinclines, dissuades, diverts, inhibits, intimidates, prevents.
drops, shortens, deepens, plunges, submerges.
Usage examples for depresses
The lowered temperature of cold foods depresses the activity of the acid glands, as also does the fats of the cream, while protein food substances such as white of egg, cheese, and lean meat, help by combining with the excess of acid present in the stomach. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler