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Definitions of depression

  1. an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation; "a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a sunken or depressed geological formation Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a time period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. The act of depressing. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The state of being depressed; a sinking. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A falling in of the surface; a sinking below its true place; a cavity or hollow; as, roughness consists in little protuberances and depressions. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Humiliation; abasement, as of pride. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Diminution, as of trade, etc.; inactivity; dullness. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. The angular distance of a celestial object below the horizon. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. A method of operating for cataract; couching. See Couch, v. t., 8. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. The operation of reducing to a lower degree; - said of equations. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Depressor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. The act of making lower; the sinking or falling in of a surface; low spirits; dulness of trade; as, business depression. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. A falling in or sinking: a hollow: abasement: dejection. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. Act of depressing; lowness; hollow; dejection. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  20. Depressive. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. The act of depressing, or the state of being depressed; low spirits or vitality; dejection; melancholy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. That which is depressed; a low or hollow place. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. The act of depressing; state of being depressed; a hollow; a low state; the act of humbling; a sinking of the spirits; a low state of strength, or of business; the angular distance of a celestial object below the horizon; the pointing of any piece of ordnance, so that its shot may be projected under the point-blank line; couching. Depression of the pole, its approach to the horizon, as the spectator recedes from it toward the equator. The depression of an equation, the reduction of the equation to one of lower dimensious. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  24. A hollow the sinking in of a part of a surface; a sinking of the spirits; a low state of trade or business. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for depression

  1. In accordance with the sentiment here half concealed, Brookfield soon showed that it had risen from the hour of depression when it had simply done its duty. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. When the evening mail came and brought no letter, she found it hard indeed not to yield to deep depression – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
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