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Engelsk navneord: depression

1. depression (om tilstand) a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity


Mindre specifikke termermental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state


Mere specifikke termerblue devils, blue funk, blues, dejection, funk, low spirits, megrims, melancholia, melancholy, slough of despond, vapors, vapours


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)elation

2. depression (om tilstand) a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)economic crisis, slump


Mindre specifikke termercrisis, economic condition


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerGreat Depression

3. depression (om ting) a sunken or depressed geological formation


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)natural depression


Mindre specifikke termerformation, geological formation


Mere specifikke termerbasin, bed, bottom, crater, deep, hole, hollow, lowland, oceanic abyss, sink, sinkhole, swallow hole, trench, trough, vale, valley


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)natural elevation, elevation

4. depression (om fornemmelse) sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy


Mindre specifikke termersadness, unhappiness


Mere specifikke termerdemoralisation, demoralization, despondence, despondency, disconsolateness, dysphoria, heartsickness, helplessness, oppression, oppressiveness

5. Depression (om tid) a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Great Depression


Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termerage, historic period

6. depression (om tilstand) an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)low


Mindre specifikke termerair mass


Omfatter disse overordnede termercyclone

7. depression (om tilstand) a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)clinical depression, depressive disorder


Mindre specifikke termeraffective disorder, emotional disorder, emotional disturbance, major affective disorder


Mere specifikke termeragitated depression, anaclitic depression, dysthymia, dysthymic depression, endogenous depression, exogenous depression, major depressive episode, neurotic depression, psychotic depression, reactive depression, retarded depression

8. depression (om form) a concavity in a surface produced by pressing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)impression, imprint


Mindre specifikke termerconcave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature


Mere specifikke termerchannel, chap, crack, cranny, crease, crevice, crinkle, dent, dimple, dimple, dip, droop, fissure, furrow, groove, incision, line, prick, sag, scratch, seam, slit, wrinkle

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


Mindre specifikke termerangular position

10. depression (om handling) pushing down


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDepression of the space bar on the typewriter.


Mindre specifikke termerpush, pushing


Mere specifikke termerclick, mouse click









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