They talked about her depression, weight loss, and a fistfight with her boyfriend.
And while revenues went up, well, revenues to the federal government have gone up in every decade since the depression.
Adrift in senility and depression, Hitchcock is dismantling his life, putting it away.
This was a love story between a man with bipolar disease and a woman with depression.
Such restructurings helped deal with the debt buildup during World War I and the depression.
On the nervous system it acts as a pleasant stimulant and restorative, its moderate use not being followed by depression.
In my lifetime—in depression and in war—they have awaited our defeat.
Not before in many years had I felt such a depression of the spirits.
The depression in business also had its effect upon the country.
The desolation of the place increased the depression of his spirits.
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.
depression de·pres·sion (dĭ-prěsh'ən)
The act of depressing or the state of being depressed.
A reduction in physiological vigor or activity.
A lowering in amount, degree, or position.
An inward displacement of a body part.
A hollow or sunken area.
The condition of feeling sad or despondent.
A psychotic or neurotic condition characterized by an inability to concentrate, insomnia, and feelings of extreme sadness, dejection, and hopelessness.
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.