Definitions for depression

Definitions for (noun) depression

Main entry: depression

Definition: pushing down

Usage: depression of the space bar on the typewriter

Main entry: depression

Definition: sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

Main entry: natural depression, depression

Definition: a sunken or depressed geological formation

Main entry: depression

Definition: angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

Main entry: depression, impression, imprint

Definition: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

Usage: he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud

Main entry: depression, depressive disorder, clinical depression

Definition: a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention

Main entry: depression

Definition: a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity

Main entry: slump, depression, economic crisis

Definition: a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment

Main entry: low, depression

Definition: an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation

Usage: a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow

Main entry: Great Depression, Depression

Definition: a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment

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