depression

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'depression', 'Depression': /dɪˈprɛʃən/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈprɛʃən/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(di preshən)



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Sense: Noun: physical feature that dips
Synonyms:
dip , cavity, dent , concavity, indentation, hole , pit , hollow , recess , trough , trench , ditch , bowl , basin , valley
Antonyms:
elevation, raise , rise , mound , hill , high spot, jut, bump, hump , bulge , protrusion
Sense: Noun: mental health condition
Synonyms:
clinical depression, bipolar disorder, bipolar (informal), manic depression (dated), anxiety , SAD , seasonal affective disorder, mood swings, mood disorder, mental disorder, mental illness, mental health condition, stress , personality disorder, psychosis, eating disorder, anorexia, anorexia nervosa, bulimia, bulimia nervosa
Sense: Noun: low mood
Synonyms:
sadness , unhappiness, gloom , gloominess, glumness, melancholy, misery , sorrow , despair , despondence, despondency, dejection, hopelessness, desolation, dumps, blues (informal), pessimism, dreariness, disconsolation, downheartedness, woefulness, moroseness, cheerlessness, disconsolateness, melancholia, dolefulness, darkness , bleakness, oppression, lowness, low mood, disheartenment, low spirits, grief , woe , mourning , doldrums, mulligrubs (informal), blue devils, the blahs (US, informal), dolor (archaic)
Antonyms:
happiness , joy , elation, bliss , high spirits, joy , cheerfulness, excitement , cheer , contentment, gladness
Sense: Noun: slow economic period
Synonyms:
economic decline, recession , slump , downturn , economic downturn, hard times, bad times, crisis , slowdown, economic paralysis, economic stagnation, stagflation, crash , bust , decline
Antonyms:
prosperity, boom , rally , upswing, upturn, recovery

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