Complete Definition of "depression"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/dɪËpɹÉÊÉn/, SAMPA|/dI"[email protected]/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÊÉn|-ÉÊÉn
Hyphenation: de·pres·sion

Noun
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  1. context|geography an area that is lower in topography than its surroundings
  2. context|psychology in psychotherapy and psychiatry, a state of mind producing serious, long-term lowering of enjoyment of life or inability to visualize a happy future
  3. context|psychology in psychotherapy and psychiatry, a period of unhappiness or low morale which lasts longer than several weeks and may include ideation of self-inflicted injury or suicide
  4. context|meteorology an area of lowered air pressure that generally brings moist weather, sometimes promoting hurricanes and tornadoes
  5. context|economics a period of major economic contraction

#: The Great Depression (US history)

  1. context|biology|physiology a lowering, in particular a reduction in a particular biological variable or the function of an organ, in contrast to elevation

Translations
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trans-top|area that is lower than its surroundings
Arabic: Arab|ÙÙØ®Ùض IPAchar|(munkháfaÉ) m
Catalan: depressió f
Finnish: painauma
French: dépression
Hebrew: שפ×× (shfela) f
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Italian: depressione f
Japanese: çªªå° (kubochi)
Spanish: depresión
Swedish: #Swedish|depression
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trans-top|state of mind producing serious long-term lowering of enjoyment
Arabic: Arab|اÙتئاب (iktiâÄb) m
Catalan: depressió f
Croatian: depresija f
Czech: deprese f
Dutch: depressie f
Finnish: masennus, depressio
French: dépression f
German: Depression f
Hebrew: ×××××× (dikaon) m
Hungarian: levertség, depresszió
Italian: depressione f
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Japanese: 鬱 (utsu)
Lithuanian: depresija f
Polish: depresja
Portuguese: depressão f
Russian: депÑеÑÑÐ¸Ñ (depréssija) f
Scottish Gaelic: dubhachas m, airteil m, trom-inntinn f, sprochd m
Slovene: depresija f
Swedish: #Swedish|depression c
Turkish: depresyon
Ukrainian: депÑеÑÑÑ (depresija) f
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trans-top|area of lowered air pressure
Finnish: matalapaine
French: dépression f
Italian: depressione f
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Japanese: ä½æ°å§ (teikiatsu)
Korean: ì ê¸°ì (jeogiap)
Swedish: lågtryck
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trans-top|period of major economic contraction
Catalan: depressió f
Czech: deprese f
Finnish: lama, lamakausi
French: dépression f
Hebrew: ×©×¤× (shefel) m
Hungarian: hanyatlás
Italian: depressione f
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Japanese: ä¸æ³ (fukyÅ)
Korean: ë¶ê²½ê¸° (bulgyeonggi)
Spanish: depresión f
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trans-top|reduction in a biological variable
Italian: depressione f
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Related terms
depress
depressant
depressing
depressive

Category:Medical signs and symptoms


German

Noun
Depression f

  1. psychological depression

Swedish

Pronunciation
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Noun
depression

  1. geographical or psychological depression

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