Examples of depressing in a Sentence
This rainy weather is depressing.
He paints a depressing picture of modern life.
Recent Examples of depressing from the Web
For many of their peers, the list of their names and ages is a depressing reminder of the years stolen from them.
After a sometimes rocky relationship, a heart attack, a miscarriage and a depressing bachelor/bachelorette weekend, Kate (Chrissy Metz) and Toby (Chris Sullivan) made it down the aisle.
Expectations were high for the film, which, like the book, is set in a dystopic future circa 2045 in which most of humanity opts out of the depressing real world to venture into alternate digital realities via VR headsets and bodysuits.
One of the more depressing storylines of this past NFL season had to do with former Clemson quarterback DeShaun Watson's injury.
This might be the most depressing aspect of this entire piece.
But according to a depressing new study, the number of female protagonists in film actually decreased last year.
And in the meantime, the comparison to act up is exceedingly depressing, as the only politics that opioids appear to generate is nihilistic and self-defeating.
After all, a National Dairy Council survey last year showed that a depressing number of Americans think chocolate milk comes from brown cows.
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First Known Use of depressing
black, bleak, cheerless, chill, cloudy, cold, comfortless, dark, darkening, depressive, desolate, dire, disconsolate, dismal, drear, dreary, elegiac (also elegiacal), forlorn, funereal, gloomy, glum, godforsaken, gray (also grey), lonely, lonesome, lugubrious, miserable, morbid, morose, murky, saturnine, sepulchral, solemn, somber (or sombre), sullen, sunless, wretched;
DEPRESSING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of depressing for English Language Learners
: causing someone to feel sad or without hope : causing depression
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