what is difference between Depression and Oppression
From Old French depression, from Latin depressio.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /dɪˈpɹɛʃən/
- (General American) IPA(key): /dəˈpɹɛʃ(ə)n/
- Rhymes: -ɛʃən
- Hyphenation: de‧pres‧sion
depression (countable and uncountable, plural depressions)
- (psychology) In psychotherapy and psychiatry, a state of mind producing serious, long-term lowering of enjoyment of life or inability to visualize a happy future.
- (geography) An area that is lower in topography than its surroundings.
- (psychology) In psychotherapy and psychiatry, a period of unhappiness or low morale which lasts longer than several weeks and may include ideation of self-inflicted injury or suicide.
- (meteorology) An area of lowered air pressure that generally brings moist weather, sometimes promoting hurricanes and tornadoes.
- (economics) A period of major economic contraction.
- (economics, US) Four consecutive quarters of negative, real GDP growth. See NBER.
- The act of lowering or pressing something down.
- Depression of the lever starts the machine.
- (biology, physiology) A lowering, in particular a reduction in a particular biological variable or the function of an organ, in contrast to elevation.
- National Bureau of Economic Research on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- depression at OneLook Dictionary Search
- depression in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
- depression in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
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depression c (singular definite depressionen, plural indefinite depressioner)
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- “depression” in Den Danske Ordbog
- Genitive singular form of depressio.
- depression (all meanings).
From Middle English oppression, from Old French oppression, from Latin oppressiō (“a pressing down, violence, oppression”), from opprimō; see oppress.
- IPA(key): /əˈpɹɛʃən/
- Rhymes: -ɛʃən
- Hyphenation: op‧pres‧sion
oppression (countable and uncountable, plural oppressions)
- The exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner.
- Oh, by what plots, by what forswearings, betrayings, oppressions, imprisonments, tortures, poisonings, and under what reasons of state and politic subtilty, have these forenamed kings […] pulled the vengeance of God upon themselves […]
- The act of oppressing, or the state of being oppressed.
- A feeling of being oppressed.
- oppression in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- oppression in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
From Latin oppressiō.
- IPA(key): /ɔ.pʁɛ.sjɔ̃/
oppression f (plural oppressions)
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- “oppression” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).