What is another word for Depressions?

Pronunciation: [dɪpɹˈɛʃənz] (IPA)

Depressions, also known as economic recessions, are periods of significant economic decline characterized by a decrease in economic activity. Synonyms for depressions include slumps, downturns, declines, recessions, and crises. Each term is used to describe economic conditions that result in decreased employment, decreased production, decreased consumption, and decreased income. Slumps and downturns are used to describe short-term economic declines, while recessions and crises refer to longer-term economic downturns. No matter the term used to describe it, depressions are difficult times for everyone, characterized by high unemployment, increased poverty, and a general economic malaise.

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Usage examples for Depressions

In the imperfect eversions the body of the womb may be present with two Depressions leading into the two horns.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
Huge Depressions in the land are filled with the Upper and Lower Klamath Lakes, the latter crossing the California boundary-line.
"Two Years in Oregon"
Wallis Nash
In the afternoon it began to cloud and at times brief showers occurred, filling the crevices and the Depressions in the earth.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Depressions

  • Depressions may bring people closer to the church but so do funerals.
    Clarence Darrow

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