Synonyms of depression


1. depression, psychological state, psychological condition, mental state, mental condition

usage: a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity

2. depression, slump, economic crisis, economic condition, crisis

usage: a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment

3. natural depression, depression, geological formation, formation

usage: a sunken or depressed geological formation

4. depression, sadness, unhappiness

usage: sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

5. Depression, Great Depression

usage: a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment

6. low, depression, air mass

usage: an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation; "a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow"

7. depressive disorder, clinical depression, depression, affective disorder, major affective disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbance

usage: a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention

8. depression, impression, imprint, concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature

usage: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"

9. depression, angular position

usage: angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

10. depression, push, pushing

usage: pushing down; "depression of the space bar on the typewriter"

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Definition and meaning of depression (Dictionary)