Translation of "depression" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /dɪˈpreʃ.ən/ us /dɪˈpreʃ.ən/

depression noun (UNHAPPINESS)

B2 [ U ] the state of feeling very unhappy and without hope for the future

I was overwhelmed by feelings of depression. 我万念俱灰。

B2 [ C or U ] a mental illness in which a person is very unhappy and anxious (= worried and nervous) for long periods and cannot have a normal life during these periods

Tiredness, loss of appetite, and sleeping problems are all classic symptoms of depression. 乏力、没有食欲和失眠都是抑郁症的典型症状。
If you suffer from depression, it's best to get professional help. 如果你患有抑郁症,最好向专业人士求助。

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depression noun (NO ACTIVITY)

C2 [ C ] a period in which there is very little business activity and not many jobs

The stock market crash marked the start of a severe depression. 股市大跌标志着大萧条的开始。

depression noun (WEATHER)

[ C ] specialized environment an area where the air pressure is low

The deep depression over the mid-Atlantic will gradually move eastwards during the day. 今天白天大西洋中部上空的低压将逐渐向东移动。

depression noun (HOLE)

[ C ] part of a surface that is slightly lower than the rest

There was a depression in the sand where he'd been lying. 他躺过的沙滩上留下了一个凹坑。

(Translation of “depression” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)