Depression is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- (countable & uncountable) A depression is a low area in a person's feelings, in the economy, or in a surface.
- Van Gogh suffered from depression for a long time before he killed himself.
- The business community is worried that the oil problems could lead to a depression.
- There was a small depression in the ground where the rock had been.