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depressing

adjective de·press·ing

: causing someone to feel sad or without hope : causing depression

Full Definition of DEPRESSING

:  that depresses; especially :  causing emotional depression <a depressing story>
de·press·ing·ly \-siŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of DEPRESSING

  1. This rainy weather is depressing.
  2. He paints a depressing picture of modern life.

First Known Use of DEPRESSING

1629

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