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  Words related to depression

Related / Similar Words: natural depression, impression, imprint, depressive disorder, clinical depression, slump, economic crisis, low, low pressure, Depression, the Depression, the Great Depression

 

Definition:
  • pushing down; "depression of the space bar on the typewriter";
  • sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy;
  • a sunken or depressed geological formation;
  • angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object);
  • a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud";
  • a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention;
  • a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity;
  • a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment;
  • an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation; "a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow";
  • a time period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment;

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    Hyponyms: click, mouse click, demoralization, demoralisation, helplessness, despondency, despondence, heartsickness, disconsolateness, oppression, oppressiveness, dysphoria, basin, bed, bottom, crater, hole, hollow, lowland, sinkhole, sink, swallow hole, trench, deep, oceanic abyss, trough, valley, vale, dimple, groove, channel, dip, incision, scratch, prick, slit, dent, sag, droop, wrinkle, furrow, crease, crinkle, seam, line, crevice, cranny, crack, fissure, chap, agitated depression, anaclitic depression, dysthymia, dysthymic depression, endogenous depression, exogenous depression, reactive depression, major depressive episode, neurotic depression, psychotic depression, retarded depression, melancholia, blues, blue devils, megrims, vapors, vapours, funk, blue funk, melancholy, slough of despond, low spirits, dejection, Great Depression

     

    Part Meronyms: cyclone

     

    Derivational Morphology: press down, depress, slump, fall off, sink

     

    Anagrams: dispersion, prednisone

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: depressió   Croatian: depresija  
    Dutch: depressie   Finnish: lama and masennus  
    French: dépression   German: Depression  
    Hebrew: דיכאון and שפל   Hungarian: hanyatlás and levertség  
    Icelandic: þunglyndi and Kreppa   Italian: depressione  
    Japanese: and 不況   Korean: 불경기  
    Lithuanian: depresija   Polish: depresja  
    Portuguese: depressão   Russian: депрессия  
    Slovene: depresija   Spanish: depresión  
    Turkish: depresyon   Ukrainian: депресія  
     
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