“BLUE is not the only colour in the rainbow…”
don’t know who said it… but it’s true.
The Royal College of Psychiatry provides a very good explanation of what makes us sad…
- Life is for the living: I have wandered off into the darkness, (which will turn to light) never to return.
- Darkness: Parents can f#ck you up, sometimes intentionally.
- Family Dynamics: 21st Centuary Parenting
Below are the living breathing words that describes this affliction take your pick…
feelings of severe despondency and dejection.
“self-doubt creeps in and that swiftly turns to depression”
More the slough of despond;
one’s black dog,
a blue funk;
“she ate to ease her depression”
a mental condition characterized by feelings of severe despondency and dejection, typically also with feelings of inadequacy and guilt, often accompanied by lack of energy and disturbance of appetite and sleep.
plural noun: depressions
“she was referred by a psychiatrist treating her for depression”
a long and severe recession in an economy or market.
“the depression in the housing market”
“the country was in the grip of an economic depression”
the financial and industrial slump of 1929 and subsequent years.
singular proper noun: Depression;
noun: the Depression;
singular proper noun: Great Depression
the action of lowering something or pressing something down.
“depression of the plunger delivers two units of insulin”
a sunken place or hollow on a surface.
“the original shallow depressions were slowly converted to creeks”
hollow, indentation, dent, dint, cavity, concavity, dip, pit, hole, pothole, sink, sinkhole, excavation, trough, crater; Morevalley, basin, bowl;
“the car slid into a depression in the ground”
a region of lower atmospheric pressure, especially a cyclonic weather system.
“hurricanes start off as loose regions of bad weather known as tropical depressions”
the angular distance of an object below the horizon or a horizontal plane.