HyperDic: depressing

English > 1 sense of the word depressing:
ADJECTIVEalldepressing, cheerless, uncheerfulcausing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
depressing > pronunciation
Soundsdihpreh'sihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > depressing: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningCausing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy.
Example"the economic outlook is depressing"
Synonymscheerless, uncheerful
Attribute ofcheerfulness, cheer, sunniness, sunshineThe quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
Narrowerblue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, drearyCausing dejection
somber, sombre, melancholyGrave or even gloomy in character
See alsojoylessnot experiencing or inspiring joy
unhappyExperiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
OppositecheerfulFull of or promoting cheer
Spanishdeprimente
Catalandepressiu, depriment
Adverbsdepressinglyin a depressing manner or to a depressing degree

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