Part of speech: noun


Part of speech:


Part of speech: noun

The act of depressing, or the state of being depressed; low spirits or vitality; dejection; melancholy.

Part of speech: noun

That which is depressed; a low or hollow place.

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Usage examples "depression":

  1. Her depression seemed to lift a little. - "The Way of Ambition", Robert Hichens.
  2. At home there was more surface depression. - "The Amazing Interlude", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
  3. In the thought of the former we see expressed nothing but profound depression, fear and selfishness. - "Thought-Forms", Annie Besant C.W. Leadbeater.