[ UK /dɪpɹˈɛsɪŋ/ ]
[ US /dɪˈpɹɛsɪŋ/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
    something cheerless about the room
    a moody and uncheerful person
    the economic outlook is depressing
    an uncheerful place
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How To Use depressing In A Sentence

  • Letters from my family are sort of depressing, though sometimes my cousins write a few words that makes me laugh.
  • This is despite the fact that no account has been taken of the potentially depressing impact on economic activity and revenue buoyancy of their tax raising proposals.
  • Which had followed with depressing inevitability, as he'd gathered from her Christmas cards and occasional e-mails. THE LAST TEMPTATION
  • The obvious is belabored with depressing frequency; the following passage illustrates this and other problems.
  • To the surprise of many, he remains at the helm despite this most depressing afternoon of a season that has become an ongoing ordeal by fire. The Sun
  • The economic outlook is particularly depressing and confidence is quite low. The Sun
  • During performance, most students will need to stand while depressing the damper pedal to access the interior of the piano.
  • He also commented on the depressing state of affairs concerning preservation of blaxploitation pics, with something like 200 of the 270+ films he cataloged from the era being unavailable (at least without some serious digging).
  • In manual mode, drivers can go up or down gears without depressing the clutch.
  • The September rain beat down on the roof incessantly, and the grey, cloudy skies made the whole situation depressing.
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