depression

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depression /dɪˈprɛʃən/ noun
plural depressions
depression
/dɪˈprɛʃən/
noun
plural depressions
Learner's definition of DEPRESSION
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: a state of feeling sad
: 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
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[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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