Synonyms for depression

Synonyms for (noun) depression

Synonyms: depression

Definition: pushing down

Usage: depression of the space bar on the typewriter

Similar words: push, pushing

Definition: the act of applying force in order to move something away

Usage: he gave the door a hard push; the pushing is good exercise


Synonyms: depression

Definition: sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

Similar words: sadness, unhappiness

Definition: emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being


Synonyms: natural depression, depression

Definition: a sunken or depressed geological formation

Similar words: geological formation, formation

Definition: (geology) the geological features of the earth


Synonyms: depression

Definition: angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

Similar words: angular position

Definition: relation by which any position with respect to any other position is established


Synonyms: depression, impression, imprint

Definition: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

Usage: he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud

Similar words: incurvation, incurvature, concave shape, concavity

Definition: a shape that curves or bends inward


Synonyms: depression, depressive disorder, clinical depression

Definition: a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention

Similar words: affective disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbance, major affective disorder

Definition: any mental disorder not caused by detectable organic abnormalities of the brain and in which a major disturbance of emotions is predominant


Synonyms: depression

Definition: a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity

Similar words: mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state

Definition: (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic

Usage: a manic state


Synonyms: slump, depression, economic crisis

Definition: a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment

Similar words: crisis

Definition: an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty

Usage: they went bankrupt during the economic crisis


Similar words: economic condition

Definition: the condition of the economy


Synonyms: low, depression

Definition: an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation

Usage: a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow

Similar words: air mass

Definition: a large body of air with uniform characteristics horizontally


Synonyms: Great Depression, Depression

Definition: a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment

Similar words: historic period, age

Definition: an era of history having some distinctive feature

Usage: we live in a litigious age