Definition of the (Great) Depression
- He grew up during the (Great) Depression.
: notably large in size : huge
: of a kind characterized by relative largeness
: elaborate, ample
: in a great manner : well
: an outstandingly superior or skillful person
: a state of feeling sad : dejection
: a mood disorder marked especially by sadness, inactivity, difficulty in thinking and concentration, a significant increase or decrease in appetite and time spent sleeping, feelings of dejection and hopelessness, and sometimes suicidal tendencies
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