natural depression


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n natural depression a sunken or depressed geological formation
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In literature:

The roads across the ridge passed through its natural depressions, of which there were four within a distance of six miles from the harbor.
"The Campaign of 1776 around New York and Brooklyn" by Henry P. Johnston
I found myself as much raised above nature, as before I had been depressed under its burden.
"The Autobiography of Madame Guyon" by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
Yet he was sad and depressed, and recited the history of his good fortune to the good-natured sportsman in a most dismal tone.
"The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol 2 (of 2)" by Harry Furniss
I am a very cheerful person by nature, and hate depressing circumstances.
"Red Rose and Tiger Lily" by L. T. Meade
Nature, freed from its depressing influence, soon gave signs of returning vigor.
"A Dissertation on the Medical Properties and Injurious Effects of the Habitual Use of Tobacco" by A. McAllister
After the supreme effort by all ranks a terrible wave of depression naturally followed.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
He was not as sanguine as Dolly by nature, and outward influences tended rather to depress him occasionally.
"Vagabondia" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Robinson, whose natural spirit in such matters was sanguine and buoyant, felt that even he was depressed.
"The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson" by Anthony Trollope
Naturally the prisoner had been depressed by the death of his friend.
"The Big Bow Mystery" by I. Zangwill
Sometimes she was home-sick, but these natural fits of depression soon passed away.
"Noble Deeds of the World's Heroines" by Henry Charles Moore
A natural criticism is that these cases merely had retarded depressions.
"Benign Stupors" by August Hoch
They were not depressed, but it was only natural that their failure should have taken some of the fine edge off their first elation.
"The Rushton Boys at Treasure Cove" by Spencer Davenport
Angela had naturally a bright, cheery face, when she was not depressed or quarrelsome.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
They feel the darkness all the more appalling and depressing the more developed their own human nature is.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St John, Vol. II" by Marcus Dods
Yet there were thoughts working even then in his brain which battled hard with his natural depression.
"The Missioner" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
It is very depressing to a sunny nature.
"The Gay Adventure" by Richard Bird
To the old this seems natural and right, to others it is often depressing; but Jonathan and I like it.
"The Jonathan Papers" by Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris
The nest was in a natural depression in the moss on top of a hummock one foot high.
"Birds Found on the Arctic Slope of Northern Alaska" by James W. Bee
Though by no means lively, he had yet, naturally, what are termed "even spirits," and was not subject to continual depressions.
"The Watcher" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu
Miss Monkton is, naturally, in a state of great depression and anxiety.
"The Stolen Statesman" by William Le Queux

In news:

A child expresses feelings of depression and anxiety after a natural disaster.
I have to wonder how many of these kids are being drugged into a stupor because they are naturally angry and depressed about being taken away from their parents and everything they know.
Naturally nostalgic people have high self-esteem and are less prone to depression.
A short walk in nature may help people with depression focus and remember better.
While some 'nature mommas' are eating their placenta for its nutrients, some new-age moms are ingesting it to avoid post-partum depression.
Man Heals Himself of Manic Depression using Natural Methods.
This was a depressing series for the Mets, one in which there was little to view from a positive nature.
It can be depressing to work in security, with its focus on the dark side of human nature.
Dickie Sanders was not naturally prone to depression.

In science:

HOLEINREF was created to discriminate against depressed regions in the reference image that would naturally lead to false positive regions in the subtraction.
Rates and Progenitors of Type Ia Supernovae
Therefore, the large density depression in the same region naturally gives birth to vortensity increment.
Disk-Planet Interaction Simulations: (I) Baroclinic Generation of Vortensity and Non-Axisymmetric Rossby-Wave-Instability
Naturally, the Ω/P curves are depressed as T [and thus RE /r(1 − z )] is increased.
Halo structure, masses of dark objects and parallax microlensing
We conclude that, at the luxury levels 0 and 1, the deviations have the same qualitative nature, the only difference being that the absolute value of the deviations is depressed for the higher levels of luxury.
The RANLUX generator: resonances in a random walk test