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popular term for a state of sadness; see depression.
maternity blues (postpartum blues) popular terms for postpartum depression.
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State of depression or sadness.
[slang, fr. blue devils]
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Drug slang
A regional street term for Amytal–amobarbital.
Managed care
Blue Cross & Blue Shield Association, see there.
Theatre blues, see there.
Transient mental depression, often related to exogenous events.

Vox populi
A style of music that originated with African Americans in the deep South of the US in the late 1800s, which borrows elements from spirituals, work songs, shouts and chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads.
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State of depression or sadness.
[slang, fr. blue devils]
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Patient discussion about blues

Q. I’m sick of feeling blue, and wish I could just enjoy life like other people do. Hi, I get in to depressive episode even for minor issues. Although my depression makes it hard for me to maintain friendships, I have a number of close friends. I’m going well with my parents. I have a stable, well-paid job and a first class master’s degree. I'm fit, healthy and don't consider myself unattractive. I don't understand why I get depressed, but I feel down most of the time. I sleep too little or not enough, and my diet deteriorates during the real low periods. I lack motivation in everything and it started to affect my job. I’m sick of feeling blue, and wish I could just enjoy life like other people do.

A. Make an appointment with your doctor as soon as you can and tell him/her all that you are saying here. Your doctor can help you with this and get you going again. Don't put it off or try to cure yourself with alternative stuff.

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Now the Blues man has first to overcome an ankle injury and there remain major doubts over whether he'll get to New Zealand anyway.
Former Blues man Andy Johnson struck twice for Palace from the penalty spot.
His Blues team-mate Andy Powell, 26, is also in line for a debut in the back row and a third Blues man, Jamie Roberts, will win his third cap at either centre or wing.
Fortunately this occasion was less-fiery as it was merely former Midlands journeyman turned TV commentator Don Goodman comparing Taylor to former England captain Terry Butcher after the Blues man had been bandaged.
BEING a good blues man is not about where you happened to have been born.
'It is wide open and it is going to get harder and harder to win the Grand Slam,' said the Blues man.
Playing bottleneck on his 1934 National steel guitar, the Minnesota blues man displayed a startling mastery of that intricate art form, particularly in respect of its rhythmic diversity.
Best known as the lipstick-clad lead singer of glam rockers The New York Dolls during the 1970s and the Tuxedo-wearing lounge lizard Buster Poindexter, the Chameleon-like David Johansen now inhabits the very character of a delta blues man. Together with a band of three veteran musicians named after the celebrated musicologist and collector of early American folk songs Harry Smith, Johansen has come up with another superb record.
BLUES man mountain Barry Austin looks set to miss out on the big day at Wembley - because he's too big to get a seat.
Vaughan is hoping to add the former Sky Blues man to boss Bobby Williamson's ranks but is yet to receive a reply from the Coca-Cola Championship club.
Former Blues man Gill suffered a knee injury at Tranmere on Easter Monday last year and, although his contract was due to expire that summer, Gill was offered a six-month contract to the end of the year to allow him to regain fitness.
And gospel country blues man Eric Bibb plays there on Thursday, October 10.