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Synonyms for depression
dɪˈprɛʃ ən

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. depression

    Synonyms:
    lowering, degradation, debasement, dejection, discouragement, hollow, valley, dip

    Antonyms:
    raising, elevation, exaltation, promotion, preferment, amelioration, encouragement, rallying, rising, eminence, mound, prominence

Princeton's WordNet

  1. depressionnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    depressive disorder, low, impression, economic crisis, imprint, slump, natural depression, clinical depression

    Antonyms:
    elation

  2. depression, slump, economic crisisnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    depressive disorder, low, impression, economic crisis, slack, falling off, imprint, falloff, slump, natural depression, drop-off, clinical depression

    Antonyms:
    elation

  3. natural depression, depressionnoun

    a sunken or depressed geological formation

    Synonyms:
    depressive disorder, low, impression, economic crisis, imprint, slump, natural depression, clinical depression

    Antonyms:
    elation

  4. depressionnoun

    sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

    Synonyms:
    depressive disorder, low, impression, economic crisis, imprint, slump, natural depression, clinical depression

    Antonyms:
    elation

  5. Depression, Great Depressionnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    depressive disorder, low, impression, economic crisis, imprint, slump, natural depression, clinical depression

    Antonyms:
    elation

  6. low, depressionnoun

    an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation

    "a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow"

    Synonyms:
    first gear, low, impression, economic crisis, low gear, depressive disorder, imprint, slump, first, natural depression, clinical depression

    Antonyms:
    elation

  7. depressive disorder, clinical depression, depressionnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    depressive disorder, low, impression, economic crisis, imprint, slump, natural depression, clinical depression

    Antonyms:
    elation

  8. depression, impression, imprintnoun

    a concavity in a surface produced by pressing

    "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"

    Synonyms:
    impression, economic crisis, mental picture, imprint, feeling, natural depression, effect, opinion, clinical depression, low, embossment, printing, notion, stamp, depressive disorder, slump, picture, belief

    Antonyms:
    elation

  9. depressionnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    depressive disorder, low, impression, economic crisis, imprint, slump, natural depression, clinical depression

    Antonyms:
    elation

  10. depressionnoun

    pushing down

    "depression of the space bar on the typewriter"

    Synonyms:
    depressive disorder, low, impression, economic crisis, imprint, slump, natural depression, clinical depression

    Antonyms:
    elation

Editors Contribution

  1. miserable

    Submitted by anonymous on December 22, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. depressionnoun

    Synonyms:
    abasement, degradation, deterioration, debasement, perversion, vitiation, depravation

  2. depressionnoun

    Synonyms:
    hollow, hollowness, cavity, indentation, dent, dint, dimple, excavation, pit

  3. depressionnoun

    Synonyms:
    dejection, dejectedness, sadness, despondency, melancholy, dumps, blues, lowness of spirits, low spirits, depression of spirits

  4. depressionnoun

    Synonyms:
    lowness, dulness, inactivity

  5. depressionnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Surg.) couching

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. depressionnoun

    Synonyms:
    cavity, hollow, indentation, concavity, dent, dejection, discouragement, despondency, vapors, gloom, inactivity, dullness

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How to use depression in a sentence?

  1. Annamaria Cattaneo:

    This study moves us a step closer to providing personalized antidepressant treatment at the earliest signs of depression.

  2. Randall Kallinen:

    A story was made up about her that she was threatening to stab people in the room with scissors, it was extremely traumatizing for her and has led to a lot of problems psychologically and she is suffering from depression. Whenever she hears any footsteps outside of her dorm room, she's always terrified.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    The main cause of depression in the sincere employees of the organization is that sycophants get easily increments & promotion and intelligent gets often punishments & not even appreciation for the good job done and the same holds true also for the population of the nation.

  4. Barbara Blackwell:

    It's a great feeling to see that so many people have come back to the city and are doing well, but depression sets in when you think of those who died or those who want to come back but haven't been able to return, i know that for many people, this anniversary unearths old wounds, but it's also a healing process.

  5. The President:

    We can't keep this country closed. This is a massive country with a massive economy. People are losing their jobs, they're committing suicide. There's depression, alcohol, drugs at a level that nobody's ever seen before. There's abuse, tremendous abuse. We have to open our country. You know, I've said it often -- the cure can not be worse than the problem itself.

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