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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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"Not only does it come with its own incredible story, it's also a direct connection to the mythic bluesman of 1920s and 30s America.
said, with reference to his weekend work as a bluesman in Chicago.
Now, two months on, comes another new record by another ageing bluesman in his 70s.
One day in 2014, security cameras at Chicago's O'Hare airport show a thief plucking Canadian bluesman Harry Manx's mohan veena--a 20-string sitar-guitar hybrid--off a baggage carousel.
Siegal is known as a bluesman, but it's just one shade in the palette of an artist who slips between continents, eras and expectations.
This gig, captured on CD and bonus DVD, boasts some of the veteran bluesman's signature songs including The Thrill Is Gone, Rock Me Baby and I Need You So.
"Kicking it off in the living room of a 90-year-old, knife-wielding Delta bluesman was the perfect way to begin this journey.
The tragic image of the blues that originated in the Mississippi Delta ignores the competitive and entrepreneurial spirit of the bluesman himself.
There's a plaintive wail in bluesman Andy O'Brien's voice when he sings, a spark of melancholy that cracks in between verses.
Bluesman Steve Eaves, from Rhiwlas, Bangor won the Special Contribution to Welsh Music award.
Chick Willis is a veteran bluesman who has visited the Midlands intermittently over the years.