Definition Of depressio

noun

severe despondency and dejection, typically felt over a period of time and accompanied by feelings of hopelessness and inadequacy.

Antipyschotics may also be used to treat severe cases of depression accompanied by psychosis.

the act of lowering something or pressing something down.

the depression of prices

Example Of depressio

  • depression of the plunger delivers two units of insulin

  • A pretty astounding year for debut albums too, despite the doom and gloom and depression that allegedly is swamping the music industry.

  • A small number of people suffer from depression so severe that they may need to be admitted to hospital.

  • After a prolonged agricultural depression lifted in the 1890s, the worst of rural poverty was finally dispelled.

  • After sunset, as the depression of the sun increases the sky gets darker and darker until no scattered light reaches the observer.


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