From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdepressingde‧press‧ing /dɪˈpresɪŋ/ ●●○ adjective 🔊 🔊 SAD/UNHAPPYmaking you feel very sad 🔊 It’s a depressing thought. 🔊 The whole experience was very depressing. —depressingly adverb 🔊 depressingly poor results
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depressing• There was something about Chilete and the cloud-mist drizzle of that dreadful morning that was utterly depressing.• Blanche visited one which met in a room above a pub in Clapham on a Friday night but found the experience depressing.• Don't you find that depressing?• Situated on the ground floor of the prison, it is dark, depressing and claustrophobic.• It was, Greg Hocking thought, both depressing and familiar.• It was a depressing book.• I doubt if my picture, though depressing, is too gloomy.• The Deerhunter was a very depressingmovie about Vietnam.• Unfortunately, there is still a depressing number of poorqualitycertifiedorganicwines around.• We had tea in the dining-room, a depressing room which looked into a court.• I find it really depressing that my old neighborhood has gotten so run-down.• It's such a depressingtown - it's full of ugly, disusedfactories.• Listening to the news can be really depressing, when all you ever hear about is violence and crime.