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depression
dɪ'prɛʃən
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(名) As a noun
  1. A period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment.
  2. Pushing down.
    • Sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy.
      • A sunken or depressed geological formation.
      • Angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object).
      • A concavity in a surface produced by pressing.
      • A state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention.
      • A mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity.
      • A long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment.
      • An air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation.
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