Definitions For Depression


  • Pushing down
  • Sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
  • A sunken or depressed geological formation
  • Angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
  • A concavity in a surface produced by pressing
  • A state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention
  • 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
  • An air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
  • A period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment
  • A state of feeling sad
  • A serious medical condition in which a person feels very sad, hopeless, and unimportant and often is unable to live in a normal way
  • A period of time in which there is little economic activity and many people do not have jobs

Is Depression a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Depression is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Depression in a Sentence

  • She has been undergoing treatment for severe depression.
  • Many people suffer from clinical depression for years before being diagnosed.
  • After several years of an economic boom, it looks as though we may be heading toward a depression.

Synonyms for Depression

Antonyms for Depression

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