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Definition of Depression

Depression

  1. The act of depressing.
  2. The state of being depressed; a sinking.
  3. A falling in of the surface; a sinking below its true place; a cavity or hollow; as, roughness consists in little protuberances and depressions.
  4. Humiliation; abasement, as of pride.
  5. Dejection; despondency; lowness.
  6. Diminution, as of trade, etc.; inactivity; dullness.
  7. The angular distance of a celestial object below the horizon.
  8. The operation of reducing to a lower degree; -- said of equations.
  9. A method of operating for cataract; couching. See Couch, v. t., 8.

Depression Quotations

That's the thing about depression: A human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, that it's impossible to ever see the end. The fog is like a cage without a key.
Elizabeth Wurtzel

In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
Warren Buffett

Here is the tragedy: when you are the victim of depression, not only do you feel utterly helpless and abandoned by the world, you also know that very few people can understand, or even begin to believe, that life can be this painful.
Giles Andreae

Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.
Grenville Kleiser

If you don't think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.
Kris Carr
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Depression Translations

depression in Afrikaans is krisis
depression in Dutch is depressie
depression in Norwegian is nedtrykking, depresjon

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