depressingly


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.depressingly - in a depressing manner or to a depressing degree
Translations

depressingly

[dɪˈpresɪŋlɪ] ADV [say, reply] → tristemente
Dad had become depressingly weakera deprimente ver lo débil que se había quedado papá
it all sounded depressingly familiarme sonaba todo tanto que era deprimente
it was a depressingly familiar storyera una historia tan sabida or oída que resultaba deprimente

depressingly

[dɪˈprɛsɪŋli] adv
depressingly familiar → terriblement familier/ière

depressingly

advdeprimierend; it all sounded depressingly familiares hörte sich alles nur zu vertraut an; depressingly, the costs are too highdeprimierenderweise sind die Kosten zu hoch

depressingly

[dɪˈprɛsɪŋlɪ] advin modo deprimente
References in classic literature ?
Saxon browsed among Hafler's books, though most of them were depressingly beyond her, while Billy hunted with Hafler's guns.
He was the owner of another, not quite so "good" - the jolly corner having been, from far back, superlatively extended and consecrated; and the value of the pair represented his main capital, with an income consisting, in these later years, of their respective rents which (thanks precisely to their original excellent type) had never been depressingly low.
The surrounding country itself was pleasant, as far as fertile fields, flourishing trees, quiet green lanes, and smiling hedges with wild-flowers scattered along their banks, could make it; but it was depressingly flat to one born and nurtured among the rugged hills of -.
And, sadly and depressingly, a couple of recruits - Steven Holroyd, an idiot from Bradford, and American idiot "J" - seem to have joined up, in part, thanks to the programmes.
magpie (IOS, free with in-app purchases) this, but most of them are public and play into the depressingly prevalent urge that everyone seems to have these days to share everything they do and think at all times.
As previously reported, Needham analyst Alex Henderson downgraded Silicom to Hold from Buy after the company offered "depressingly weak" guidance for Q2 and "put salt in the wound" saying the second half of the year may be flat to the first half, with sharply lower year-to-year sales and EPS.
PS8.99 at www.strictlywine.co.uk Zibibbo is the Sicilian name for one of the muscat family but - unlike some of the depressingly superficial whites made from that variety - this is zippy and quite complex fare.
THE FRONT RUNNER (15) HHH HH POLITICS and sleaze have become depressingly frequent bedfellows in recent years, ushering us into an era where the press and social media scrutinise the moral fibre of our public servants.
I haven't a how that translates into money, but, depressingly, it does.
Writing in the Observer newspaper, he said: "Take a trip with me to Balsall Heath in Birmingham and I'll show you a place once depressingly known as a sink estate but now a genuinely desirable place to live.
BREAKDOWN (15) A HITMAN who wants out of the game finds himself hunted by his old firm in a depressingly routine British thriller big on violence but light on fresh ideas.
That is very much the message in Brummer's excellent book outlining the depressingly large number of scandals surrounding many of the world's banks over the past few years.