depressing


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de·press·ing

 (dĭ-prĕs′ĭng)
adj.
Causing sadness, gloom, or dejection: depressing news; a depressing movie; rainy, depressing weather.

de·press′ing·ly adv.

depressing

(dɪˈprɛsɪŋ)
adj
(Psychology) causing a feeling of dejection or low spirits
deˈpressingly adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.depressing - causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy; "the economic outlook is depressing"; "something cheerless about the room"; "a moody and uncheerful person"; "an uncheerful place"
unhappy - experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent; "unhappy over her departure"; "unhappy with her raise"; "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence"; "had an unhappy time at school"; "the unhappy (or sad) news"; "he looks so sad"
joyless - not experiencing or inspiring joy; "a joyless man"; "a joyless occasion"; "joyless evenings"
cheerful - being full of or promoting cheer; having or showing good spirits; "her cheerful nature"; "a cheerful greeting"; "a cheerful room"; "as cheerful as anyone confined to a hospital bed could be"

depressing

depressing

adjective
Tending to cause sadness or low spirits:
Translations
deprimující
deprimerende
masentava
deprimirajući
lehangoló
niîurdrepandi
憂鬱な
기운을 잃게 하는
depresívny
moreč
deprimerande
ทำให้หดหู่
iç karartıcıkarartıcıkasvet verici
gây chán nản

depressing

[dɪˈpresɪŋ] ADJdeprimente
what a depressing thought!¡qué idea tan deprimente!

depressing

[dɪˈprɛsɪŋ] adjdéprimant(e)
it's depressing to ... → c'est déprimant de ...

depressing

adjdeprimierend, bedrückend; these figures make depressing readinges ist deprimierend, diese Zahlen zu lesen

depressing

[dɪˈprɛsɪŋ] adjdeprimente, demoralizzante

depress

(diˈpres) verb
1. to make sad or gloomy. I am always depressed by wet weather.
2. to make less active. This drug depresses the action of the heart.
deˈpressed adjective
1. sad or unhappy. The news made me very depressed.
2. made less active. the depressed state of the stock market.
deˈpressing adjective
tending to make one sad or gloomy. What a depressing piece of news!
deˈpression (-ʃən) noun
1. a state of sadness and low spirits. She was treated by the doctor for depression.
2. lack of activity in trade. the depression of the 1930s.
3. an area of low pressure in the atmosphere. The bad weather is caused by a depression.
4. a hollow.

depressing

مُحْزِن deprimující deprimerende deprimierend καταθλιπτικός deprimente masentava déprimant deprimirajući deprimente 憂鬱な 기운을 잃게 하는 deprimerend deprimerende przygnębiający deprimente угнетающий deprimerande ทำให้หดหู่ iç karartıcı gây chán nản 令人抑郁的
References in classic literature ?
The loss of his two friends had a depressing effect upon old Mr.
But these nervous troubles are dreadfully depressing.
But it was of funereal black cloth, and although relieved at one extremity by a pair of high riding boots, in which his too short trousers were tucked, and at the other by a tall white hat, and cravat of aggressive yellow, the effect was depressing.
After half an hour of such depressing conversation, they had their minds quite made up that they had been saved at the brink of a precipice; but then Szedvilas went away, and Jonas, who was a sharp little man, reminded them that the delicatessen business was a failure, according to its proprietor, and that this might account for his pessimistic views.
When they reached the haunted house there was something so weird and grisly about the dead silence that reigned there under the baking sun, and some- thing so depressing about the loneliness and desola- tion of the place, that they were afraid, for a mo- ment, to venture in.
This depressed and depressing frame of mind had lasted until the eventful day dawned on which Rebecca was to arrive.
Yet in the London streets, so crowded with people and so brilliantly lighted in the dusk of evening, there were depressing hints of reproaches for that I had put the poor old kitchen at home so far away; and in the dead of night, the footsteps of some incapable impostor of a porter mooning about Barnard's Inn, under pretence of watching it, fell hollow on my heart.
That which is with you in Spaceland an unmixed evil, blotting out the landscape, depressing the spirits, and enfeebling the health, is by us recognized as a blessing scarcely inferior to air itself, and as the Nurse of arts and Parent of sciences.
He had not entirely recovered from the depressing effect of the unfriendly reception he had received at the hands of the blacks, and now he had found an even more hostile one accorded him by men of his own color.
And when scientific men are no longer called upon to go down to a depressing East End and distribute bad cocoa and worse blankets to starving people, they will have delightful leisure in which to devise wonderful and marvellous things for their own joy and the joy of everyone else.
Again we gazed upon the prospect which the height commanded, but it was just as depressing as the one which had before met our eyes.
Norris," observed Sir Thomas, "as to the distinction proper to be made between the girls as they grow up: how to preserve in the minds of my daughters the consciousness of what they are, without making them think too lowly of their cousin; and how, without depressing her spirits too far, to make her remember that she is not a Miss Bertram.