a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity
a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
a sunken or depressed geological formation
sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment
an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention
a concavity in a surface produced by pressing
angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
- The basins on the western of Algin Rift were all compressive depressions,their geothermal gradients were lower.
- It is probable that local furrows and wider depressions, caused by buckling of the accumulated silicate layers during tectonic movements.