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depression
dɪ'prɛʃən
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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment.
  2. Pushing down.
  3. Sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy.
  4. A sunken or depressed geological formation.
  5. Angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
  6. A concavity in a surface produced by pressing.
  7. A state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention.
  8. A mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity.
  9. A long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment.
  10. An air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation.
Hyphenationde•pres•sion
Part of Speech(名) noun
Matching Results
压抑yāyìto constrain or repress emotions; oppressive; stifling; depressing; repression
抑制yìzhìto inhibit; to keep down; to suppress
沮丧jǔsàngdispirited; dejected; dismayed
萧条xiāotiáobleak; desolate; (economic) depression or slump
衰退shuāituìto decline; to fall; to drop; to falter; a decline; recession (in economics)
坳陷àoxiàndepression; low-lying area
忧郁症yōuyù zhèng(psychology) depression
depression; sunken; swamp
洼地wādìdepression; low-lying ground
低压带dīyā dàilow-pressure zone; depression (meteorology)
低气压dī qìyālow pressure; depression (meteorology)
坑坎kēngkǎnuneven (road); depression (in terrain)
惆怅chóuchàngmelancholy; depression
盆地péndìbasin (low-lying geographical feature); depression
kuǎnglow ground; hollow; depression (used in Shandong place names)
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