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noun American English pronunciation: depression /dɪˈpreʃ(ə)n/ 
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singulardepression
pluraldepressions
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a feeling of being extremely unhappy

    Many children show signs of anxiety and depression after a divorce in the family.

    1. a.
      a medical condition in which a person is so unhappy that they cannot live a normal life
      suffer from depression:

      She suffered a lot from depression after the death of her husband.

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