Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not pressed down; not lowered; not sunk below the surface.
  • Not depressed, dejected, or cast down.

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Examples

  • The writing enterprise seemed to me self-evidently a desperate one, and though my mother and I - both only children – had been desperate enough to undertake it, I thought my children, raised in a gentler, undepressed, gregarious world, would seek out less chancy and more orthodox professions.

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  • The writing enterprise seemed to me self-evidently a desperate one, and though my mother and I - both only children – had been desperate enough to undertake it, I thought my children, raised in a gentler, undepressed, gregarious world, would seek out less chancy and more orthodox professions.

    2009 January 28 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • The writing enterprise seemed to me self-evidently a desperate one, and though my mother and I - both only children – had been desperate enough to undertake it, I thought my children, raised in a gentler, undepressed, gregarious world, would seek out less chancy and more orthodox professions.

    From John Updike’s ‘Writers as Progenitors and Offspring’

  • A species of blank interval, a nod or fugue in which he was neither depressed nor undepressed, not struggling to finish a thought nor to begin one.

    Excerpt: Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem

  • As I related, that argument began to fail when word leaked out that, in clinical trials that Pfizer withheld from the FDA and again in a test by David Healy, undepressed patients experienced the same symptoms that had been blamed on depression.

    The Truth About Prozac: An Exchange

  • Sunday, I was so undepressed that I willingly went on a 3.5 hour hike up a bunch of mountain peaks with Linda and her co-worker.

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  • Ian Curtis, the lead singer of Joy Division committed suicide early on; it would have been good to hear his voice undepressed.

    Unfinished.

  • In the meantime, try to stay dry and undepressed, Pacific Northwesterners, and keep up the good work!

    Author! Author! » 2006 » December

  • The Democratic Win has made me "greatly undepressed."

    OpEdNews - Diary: Post Election Open Thread-- add your thoughts here-- what it means, where we're going, the future

  • Sunday, I was so undepressed that I willingly went on a 3.5 hour hike up a bunch of mountain peaks with Linda and her co-worker.

    Archive 2006-06-01

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