the (Great) Depression

Definition of the (Great) Depression

  1. :  the 1930s, when the U.S. and many other countries were in a very bad depression He grew up during the (Great) Depression.

Word by Word Definitions

greatplay Great
  1. :  notably large in size :  huge

    :  elaborate, ample

    :  large in number or measure :  numerous

  1. :  in a great manner :  well

  1. :  an outstandingly superior or skillful person

depressionplay Depression
  1. :  the angular distance of a celestial object below the horizon

    :  the size of an angle of depression

    :  an act of depressing or a state of being depressed : such as

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a brief usually trivial fact

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