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Princeton's WordNet

  1. depressing, cheerless, uncheerfuladjective

    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. depressingadjective

    Causing depression or sadness.

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

ChatGPT

  1. depressing

    Depressing typically refers to something that causes or induces a state of unhappiness or despondency. It can pertain to any situation, event, thing or condition that triggers sadness, despair, hopelessness or a gloomy mood.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Depressing

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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. David Duchovny:

    He's a guy, at the age that he is, without a job, he's gone through [what's akin to] a divorce, or at least a separation. It doesn't have to do with the nonfulfillment of the [2012 alien] prophecy. I think he's got more human things that are depressing him. And I'm not agreeing that he may be depressed. I think that's a false diagnosis.

  2. Tal Ben-Shahar:

    One of the best ways to deal with the depressing and demoralizing impact of the constant barrage of bad news is distraction. We are not burying our head in the sand when we engage in activities that take us away from an otherwise distressing situation.

  3. The Fund:

    Such market reactions could sharply contract economic activity, further depressing asset prices in a self-reinforcing cycle.

  4. Hikaru Sato:

    This is depressing because we are talking about a period before worries about a China-led slowdown in the global economy hit, for this quarter and beyond, China's cooling demand could hit our economy so it's not looking good.

  5. Jason Luckasevic:

    There's so much more that could have and should have been done for these players who suffer serious and permanent cognitive and behavioral mental handicaps, how about the guys that [...] have days that are very dark and depressing because they are still living an independent life? They get nothing.

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