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an area sunk below its surroundings

a period of decreased business activity and high unemployment

Synonyms for depression

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

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

an air mass of lower pressure

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

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pushing down

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If he did not at once give his consent to a reunion with his wife, it was only because in his state of depression he did not feel able to take any step.
We can bear up against depression; but it's hard on my little girl.
"I mean because of the depression. It spoils everything."
My one fear was that the blasting gust of depression would return--the surest way, of course, to bring it.
A man, I knew, can live through ages of mental depression in that time.
"Have you forgotten what comes after the depression ?"
From exultation she had passed to the depths of depression which the imagination of her death aroused.
I was, as the French say, biting my fists with impatience for that cargo frozen up-country; with rage at that canal set fast, at the wintry and deserted aspect of all those ships that seemed to decay in grim depression for want of the open water.
They have both a quadrangular depression in the centre, leaving the rest of the terrace elevated several feet above it.
Her depression was then terrible, and she could have hidden herself in a tomb.
Other studies held outside KSA showed lower prevalence of depressions using different scales.
Some depressions seem to occur suddenly, even when life appears to be going very well.
John Greist and colleagues at the University of Wisconsin were among the first to prescribe exercise for "mild" to "moderate" depressions (14, 15).
The APA's treatment recommendations do acknowledge that some depressions of lesser severity may be treated successfully with either medication or psychotherapy; however, in practice, if you receive a diagnosis of major depression in an American psychiatrist's office, a prescription for an antidepressant medication is almost certain to follow.
Bank credit expansion, wrote Rothbard, "sets into motion the business cycle in all its phases -- the inflationary boom, marked by the expansion of the money supply and malinvestment; the crisis, which arrives when credit expansion ceases and malinvestments become evident; and the depression recovery, the necessary adjustment process by which the economy returns to the most efficient ways of satisfying consumer desires." In depressions occurring prior to the Great Depression of 1929, federal government inaction abetted recovery by allowing the marketplace to work.
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