: causing someone to feel sad or without hope : causing depression
Examples of DEPRESSING
- This rainy weather is depressing.
- He paints a depressing picture of modern life.
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Related to DEPRESSING
- black, bleak, cheerless, chill, Cimmerian, cloudy, cold, comfortless, dark, darkening, gloomy, depressive, desolate, dire, disconsolate, dismal, drear, dreary, dreich [chiefly Scottish], elegiac (also elegiacal), forlorn, funereal, glum, godforsaken, gray (also grey), lonely, lonesome, lugubrious, miserable, morbid, morose, murky, plutonian, saturnine, sepulchral, solemn, somber (or sombre), sullen, sunless, tenebrific, tenebrous, wretched
- bright, cheerful, cheering, cheery, comforting, cordial, festive, friendly, gay, heartwarming, sunshiny
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