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Depression vs. Burnout

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Depressionnoun

(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.

‘I used to suffer from depression, but now I'm mostly content with my life.’;

Burnoutnoun

(psychology) The experience of long-term exhaustion and diminished interest, especially in one's career.

Depressionnoun

(geography) An area that is lower in topography than its surroundings.

Burnoutnoun

A marijuana addict; one whose brains have been burned out.

Depressionnoun

(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.

Burnoutnoun

(aerospace) The shutoff of a rocket motor following the complete exhaustion of its fuel supply, or having been irreversibly throttled after the application of a planned delta-v.

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Depressionnoun

(meteorology) An area of lowered air pressure that generally brings moist weather, sometimes promoting hurricanes and tornadoes.

Burnoutnoun

The failure of an electrical device, usually through overheating due to the application of excessive power.

Depressionnoun

(economics) A period of major economic contraction.

Burnoutnoun

Using the throttle to spin the wheels of a vehicle being held stationary, causing the spinning tires to produce smoke and burn rubber.

Depressionnoun

Four consecutive quarters of negative, real GDP growth. See NBER.

‘The Great Depression was the worst financial event in US history.’;

Depressionnoun

The act of lowering or pressing something down.

‘Depression of the lever starts the machine.’;

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Depressionnoun

A lowering, in particular a reduction in a particular biological variable or the function of an organ, in contrast to elevation.

Depressionnoun

The act of depressing.

Depressionnoun

The state of being depressed; a sinking.

Depressionnoun

A falling in of the surface; a sinking below its true place; a cavity or hollow; as, roughness consists in little protuberances and depressions.

Depressionnoun

Humiliation; abasement, as of pride.

Depressionnoun

Dejection; despondency; lowness.

‘In a great depression of spirit.’;

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Depressionnoun

Diminution, as of trade, etc.; inactivity; dullness.

Depressionnoun

The angular distance of a celestial object below the horizon.

Depressionnoun

The operation of reducing to a lower degree; - said of equations.

Depressionnoun

A method of operating for cataract; couching. See Couch, v. t., 8.

Depressionnoun

a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity

Depressionnoun

a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment

Depressionnoun

a sunken or depressed geological formation

Depressionnoun

sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

Depressionnoun

a time period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment

Depressionnoun

an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation;

‘a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow’;

Depressionnoun

a state of depression and anhedonia so severe as to require clinical intervention

Depressionnoun

a concavity in a surface produced by pressing;

‘he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud’;

Depressionnoun

angular distance below the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

Depressionnoun

pushing down;

‘depression of the space bar on the typewriter’;

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