What does depressing mean?

Definitions for depressing
de·press·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. depressing, cheerless, uncheerful(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. depressing(Adjective)

    Causing depression or sadness.

    The television news was depressing, so rather than start crying I turned it off.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Depressing

    of Depress

How to pronounce depressing?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say depressing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of depressing in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of depressing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of depressing in a Sentence

  1. Elaine Santore:

    The winter was so hard on everybody and so depressing, i wanted to do something creative to solve a problem we have every year and bring a smile to people's faces.

  2. Steve Jobs:

    When you’re young, you look at television and think, There’s a conspiracy. The networks have conspired to dumb us down. But when you get a little older, you realize that’s not true. The networks are in business to give people exactly what they want. That’s a far more depressing thought. Conspiracy is optimistic! You can shoot the bastards!

  3. President Mandela:

    It got a bit depressing to see that nothing much was changing, it was hard to find positive aspects out in the townships to photograph and to celebrate.

  4. The Prime Minister:

    What Najib is doing is unprecedented in Malaysia, the people are at a loss as to what to do. The prospect of Najib continuing to rule this country is utterly depressing.

  5. Paul Fussell:

    I find nothing more depressing than optimism.

Images & Illustrations of depressing

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