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Correct spelling:
To press down: to let down: to lower: to humble: to dispirit or cast a gloom over.


cast down, deject, demoralise, demoralize, dismay, dispirit, get down, lower, press down.
depress, lower.
curb, frustrate, hamper, hinder, impede, paralyze, stifle, throttle, de-motivate.
deject, make despondent; exhaust
abase, afflict, ail, bear down, beat, beat down, bother, bug, cast down, chill, cow, damp, dampen, darken, daunt, debase, debilitate, degrade, desolate, devitalize, discourage, dishearten, dismay, dispirit, distress, disturb, drag, drain, dull, enervate, faze, lower, mock, mortify, oppress, perturb, press, reduce, sadden, sap, scorn, slow, torment, trouble, try, upset, weaken, weary, weigh down, run down, put down, throw cold water on, keep under, bum out, reduce to tears, turn one off.
attenuate, debase, decrease, lower, sink.
cheapen, depreciate, diminish, downgrade, impair, lessen.
admonish, avert, ban, bar, check, chill, dampen, daunt, deflect, derail, deter, discourage, dishearten, disincline, dissuade, divert, inhibit, intimidate, prevent, restrain.
deepen, drop, plunge, shorten, submerge.
push down
couch, dip, droop, flatten, let down, level, press down, settle, sink, squash, Demit, smoosh.
Examples of usage:
  1. She was now alive to the hopes and fears which exalt or depress existence- had tears for those that wept, and a laugh for those that laughed. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones
  2. Even that drive through the streaming streets, with the rain pattering upon the top of their four- wheeler, could not depress him any longer. – A Duet by A. Conan Doyle
  3. This information as to the suffering of American soldiers had augmented during the last few months, and seemed to possess strange, poignant power to depress Carley. – The Call of the Canyon by Zane Grey
  4. The surroundings did not depress him, but only gradually slowed the exultant surge of his blood and, as he hummed at random, an old favorite came to him out of the past, and he sung it joyously: My taste is that of an aristocrat, My purse that of a pauper: I scorn the gold her parents hold- But shore I love their daughter. – Hopalong Cassidy by Clarence E. Mulford
  5. This did not depress him. – Maria Edgeworth by Helen Zimmern