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in the depths of something

in the ​middle of a ​difficult or ​unpleasanttime or ​situation: At the ​time, ​America was in the ​depths of the ​Depression. in the depths of If you are in the ​depths of a ​negativefeeling, you ​feel it very ​strongly: He was in the ​depths of ​despair about ​losing his ​job.
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