Friday, February 20, 2015

Depression by Definition

Angst - an acute but unspecific feeling of anxiety; usually reserved for philosophical anxiety about the world or about personal freedom.

Malaise - physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression).

Turmoil - a violent disturbance.

Weltschmerz - sadness on thinking about the evils of the world.

Ennui - the feeling of being bored by something tedious.

Despair - the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well.

Melancholy - a feeling of thoughtful sadness.

Morose - showing a brooding ill humor.

Gloom - filled with melancholy and despondency

Despondence - feeling downcast, disheartened, and hopeless.

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

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

1 comment:

Rebecca Orman said...

Aw, I hear ya.