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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

Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours.
Ronald Reagan

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

A lot of people don't realize that depression is an illness. I don't wish it on anyone, but if they would know how it feels, I swear they would think twice before they just shrug it.
Jonathan Davis

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

That terrible mood of depression of whether it's any good or not is what is known as The Artist's Reward.
Ernest Hemingway
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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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