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
Outside, the weather is murky and depressing. Winter has arrived.
Everyone’s least favorite weatherman is back from retirement with a very depressing message about climate change.
One person chimed in with a story that proved Annie's point exactly (which is pretty depressing).
Oh, yeah—keep a good plate at your desk to make your lunches less depressing.
As for the Little Match Girl, literature has never provided a more depressing New Year’s Eve, or a more compelling argument for child-labor laws.
Studies of how people perceive climate science paint a depressing picture—one in which ideology overwhelms evidence.
And why would millions tune in 24/7 to something grim and depressing?
The labor of a liquor store is as depressing as the ephemeral relief customers seek there.
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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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