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Synonym of Depression

Depression Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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Synonyms and related words:
Schmerz, Slough of Despond, abatement, abridgment, abstraction, abulia, aching heart, agony, agony of mind, alienation, alleviation, alveolation, alveolus, anguish, antrum, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apathy, armpit, attenuation, bad times, bale, basin, bitterness, blank despondency, blaze, bleakness, bleeding heart, blues, boom, bottoming out, bowl, broken heart, business cycle, business fluctuations, bust, catatonic stupor, cavity, cheerlessness, cleft, comfortlessness, compulsion, concave, concavity, contraction, cooling off, couchancy, crater, crena, crisis, crushing, crypt, cup, cut, dampening, damping, death wish, debasement, decrease, decrement, decrescence, deduction, deepening, deflation, dejectedness, dejection, dent, depreciation, depth of misery, desolation, despair, despondency, despondentness, detachment, digging, diminishment, diminution, dimple, dip, discomfort, discouragement, disheartenment, dismalness, dispiritedness, distress, distressfulness, down trip, downcastness, downer, downheartedness, downturn, dreariness, drilling, drooping spirits, dying, dying off, economic cycle, economic expansion, economic growth, economic stagnation, elation, emotionalism, euphoria, evil day, excavation, expanding economy, expansion, extenuation, extremity, fade-out, fold, folie du doute, follicle, funnel chest, gash, gloom, gloominess, glumness, grief, grievousness, growth, hack, hard times, heartache, heartlessness, heavy heart, heavy weather, high growth rate, hole, hollow, hollow shell, hollowness, hopelessness, hypochondria, hysteria, hysterics, impression, incision, incurvation, incurvature, incurvity, indentation, indifference, infelicity, insensibility, jag, jog, joggle, joylessness, kerf, lacuna, lamentability, lamentation, languishment, lessening, lethargy, letup, low, low spirits, lowering, lowness, lowness of spirit, lying, lying down, malaise, mania, market expansion, melancholia, melancholy, mental distress, miniaturization, mining, misery, mitigation, mournfulness, nick, nock, notch, obsession, oppression, pain, painfulness, pathological indecisiveness, pathos, peak, peaking, pessimism, pit, pitiability, pitiableness, pitifulness, pocket, poignancy, preoccupation, probing, proneness, prosperity, prostration, psychalgia, psychomotor disturbance, punch bowl, rainy day, recess, recession, reclining, recovery, recumbency, reduction, regrettableness, relaxation, sad times, sadness, sagging, scaling down, scoop, score, scotch, self-destructive urge, sharpness, shell, shortness, simplicity, sink, sinkage, sinking, sinking heart, sinus, slowdown, slump, socket, sorrowfulness, spiritlessness, squatness, squattiness, stormy weather, stumpiness, stupor, subjacency, subtraction, suicidal despair, supineness, taedium vitae, the blues, tic, trough, tunneling, twitching, unhappiness, unresponsiveness, upturn, vug, weakening, weariness of life, withdrawal, woe, woebegoneness, woefulness, wretchedness


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WordNet 2.0

1. a time period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment
(synonym) the Depression, the Great Depression
(hypernym) time period, period of time, period


1. a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity
(antonym) elation
(hypernym) psychological state, mental state
(hyponym) melancholia
2. a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
(synonym) slump, economic crisis
(hypernym) financial condition, economic condition
(hyponym) Great Depression
3. a sunken or depressed geological formation
(synonym) natural depression
(hypernym) geological formation, formation
(hyponym) basin
4. sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
(hypernym) sadness, unhappiness
(hyponym) demoralization, demoralisation
5. an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation; "a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow"
(synonym) low, low pressure
(hypernym) air mass
(part-holonym) cyclone
6. a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention
(synonym) depressive disorder, clinical depression
(hypernym) affective disorder, major affective disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbance
(hyponym) agitated depression
7. a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"
(synonym) impression, imprint
(hypernym) concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature
(hyponym) dimple
8. angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
(hypernym) angular position
9. pushing down; "depression of the space bar on the typewriter"
(hypernym) push, pushing
(hyponym) click, mouse click
(derivation) press down, depress

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