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Noun
Feelings of severe despondency and dejection
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“I tried to harness the power of positive thinking to snap me out of my depression.”
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A long and severe recession in an economy or market
“What might have been a short recession would turn into the greatest depression in our nation's history.”
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The act of lowering in amount
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“The high interest rates would lead to a depression in the number of homes being sold.”
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The act of physically lowering something
“A depression of the lever will start the machine.”
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A sunken place or hollow on a surface
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“The sparrow's well-concealed nest is usually sunken into a depression so that the rim is level with the ground.”
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A gripping listlessness or melancholia caused by boredom
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A low area of land between hills or mountains, typically with a river or stream flowing through it
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A long, narrow cut or depression in a hard material
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A reduction in the value of an asset over time, due in particular to wear and tear
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A serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation requiring immediate action
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The action of lying stretched out on the ground
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A disorder associated with cognitive function
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The act of abasing, humbling, or bringing low
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Inferiority complex
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A sudden collapse in someone's mental health or stability of mind
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A person or thing that has a subduing or inhibiting effect
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A low point, level, or figure
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Spitefulness or bad temper
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Lack of action where some is expected or appropriate
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A slight line or fold in something, especially fabric or the skin of the face
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A (typically sudden) failure or collapse
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