: causing a person to feel very unhappy or depressed
the soul-destroying confinement of city life

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Recent Examples on the Web Sufficient, and soul-destroying. Philip Ellis, Men's Health, 13 Mar. 2023

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“Soul-destroying.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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