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depression

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depression/dɪˈprɛʃən/noun
pluraldepressions
depression
/dɪˈprɛʃən/
noun
pluraldepressions
Learner's definition of DEPRESSION  
[noncount] 
: a state of feeling sad
   b  : a serious medical condition in which a person feels very sad, hopeless, and unimportant and often is unable to live in a normal way
— see also manic depression
: a period of time in which there is little economic activity and many people do not have jobs
[count]
[noncount]
[count]  : an area on a surface that is lower than other parts : a low spot
[count]weather  : a large area where there is low pressure in the atmosphere with usually clouds and rain
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