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

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