Definition for depression

noun as in concavity, cavity

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Example Sentences

Problems in the stress response can set kids on a path toward behavior struggles along with increased risk for depression, diabetes and a host of other health problems.

About 200 patients worldwide have tried the technique for depression, Widge said.

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As they grow up, these kids also face an elevated risk for depression, diabetes and a host of other health problems.

Digital health company Sonde Health measures the human voice as a vital sign and predictor of conditions including depression, hypertension, sleepiness, and respiratory illness.

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While people who were jobless were far more likely than those with jobs to report heightened symptoms of depression—about one in four people—the survey suggested that being unemployed is just as hard on your mood now as it was pre-pandemic.

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Disordered eating is also linked to higher rates of depression and anxiety, both in the present and in the future.

Women are more likely to recover sooner from birth and less likely to experience post-partum depression.

Adrift in senility and depression, Hitchcock is dismantling his life, putting it away.

He did suffer from ‘Black Dog’ [depression] as he called it and having something to concentrate on was therapeutic for him.

Yet, in pursuit of that ‘great revival of art,’ his anxiety, depression, and overall health began to deteriorate.

The inner ends of the burrows were enlarged with a depression in the floor, where the eggs were laid.

Financial depression had succeeded a time of wild excitement, and the Midland dividend had fallen from seven to two per cent.

Depression of these key-touches brought different combinations of stops into use on the keyboard above which they were placed.

The true causes of the depression were not within the control of the Insular Government or of any ruling factor.

Even if your first passion for her does cool somewhat, will nothing remain but disenchantment and depression?


On this page you'll find 215 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to depression, such as: abasement, abjection, blahs, bleakness, bummer, and cheerlessness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.