- depressed area,
- depressed skull fracture,
- depression glass,
- depression, great,
Origin of depression
Examples from the Web for depression
Disordered eating is also linked to higher rates of depression and anxiety, both in the present and in the future.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Adrift in senility and depression, Hitchcock is dismantling his life, putting it away.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet, in pursuit of that ‘great revival of art,’ his anxiety, depression, and overall health began to deteriorate.Decoding Vincent Van Gogh’s Tempestuous, Fragile Mind|Nick Mafi|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Practicing yoga, studies show, can alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety.
It may be more difficult for someone who already had issues with impulsivity or depression to have those conditions aggravated.Understanding Tracy Morgan’s Traumatic Brain Injury|Jean Kim|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It had lifted her out of the anger and depression in which she had been plunged by the Rupert Louth episode.December Love|Robert Hichens
Certain phases of city life are responsible for much dissatisfaction with existence and depression of spirits.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
Depression is often the only symptom; to some girls the premonitory "blues" signify the approach of the period.The Social Emergency|Various
In moments of depression, he would admire the beautiful invention of writing and the power of mind displayed in human speech.Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle|H. N. Brailsford
The depression of her spirits, or rather the weight upon her mind, appeared again as soon as they were alone together.Helen|Maria Edgeworth
late 14c. as a term in astronomy, from Old French depression (14c.) or directly from Latin depressionem (nominative depressio), noun of action from past participle stem of deprimere "to press down, depress" (see depress).
Attested from 1650s in the literal sense; meaning "dejection, depression of spirits" is from early 15c. (as a clinical term in psychology, from 1905); meteorological sense is from 1881 (in reference to barometric pressure); meaning "a lowering or reduction in economic activity" was in use by 1826; given a specific application (with capital D-) by 1934 to the one that began worldwide in 1929. For "melancholy, depression" an Old English word was grevoushede.
A period of drastic decline in the national economy, characterized by decreasing business activity, falling prices, and unemployment. The best known of such periods is the Great Depression, which occurred in the 1930s.