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Depression



Noun

1: a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity
2: a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
3: a sunken or depressed geological formation
4: sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
5: a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment
6: an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
7: a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention
8: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing
9: angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
10: pushing down

Example sentence: The depression in the 1930s led to much unemployment.

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