depressing

adjective de·press·ing

Definition of depressing

  1. :  that depresses; especially :  causing emotional depression a depressing story

depressingly

play \-siŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of depressing in a sentence

  1. This rainy weather is depressing.

  2. He paints a depressing picture of modern life.

1629

First Known Use of depressing

1629


DEPRESSING Defined for English Language Learners

depressing

adjective de·press·ing

Definition of depressing for English Language Learners

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



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