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 ?
Come, he's amusing, anyway, your skeleton, and not depressing," said Dolly, smiling.
He seemed to see and hear nothing of what was going on around him and to be absorbed by some depressing and unsolved problem.
He is decidedly better, but very low from the depressing effects of his severe illness and the strict regimen he is obliged to observe - so opposite to all his previous habits.