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Definitions of depression:

part of speech: noun

A hollow; melancholia.

part of speech: noun

1. A sinking below the surrounding level. 2. A hollow or sunken area. 3. Dejection, a sinking of spirits.

Usage examples for depression:

  • She had rallied that day from a long season of silent depression "Old Kensington", Miss Thackeray
  • After the weary time of depression through which she had been passing, it was real pleasure to throw herself into the work she had undertaken. "Eunice", Margaret Murray Robertson
  • The amount of jaw movement due to the depression of the handle is such that if that jaw is pushed near or close to the work the handle will stand about vertical downward when the vice firmly grips the work. "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose

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