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Synonyms for depressingde·press·ing

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  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"

    Synonyms:
    uncheerful, cheerless

    Antonyms:
    beaming, debonair, smiling(a), lighthearted, perky, sunny, cheerful, beamish, debonaire, blithesome, buoyant, cheery, light-hearted, glad, blithe, jaunty, gay, chipper, chirpy, lightsome, twinkly

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#5071sad
#8709horrible
#9372painful
#14856grim
#15738frustrating
#15772disappointing
#17102miserable
#20906depressing
#25029bleak
#25291melancholy
#28539dismal
#28701gloomy
#30054hateful
#30945wretched
#36836discouraging
#42423distressing
#60125mournful
#76343disheartening
#109555demoralizing
#155391saddening
#176112cheerless
#190335dispiriting

How to use depressing in a sentence?

  1. Karl Schamotta:

    That is a depressing number.

  2. Al Cathey:

    You still ride through our city and its depressing.

  3. Frank Coraci:

    I remember lying in bed and not being able to move, so it was easy to tap into that pretty quickly, i think the distance between those two things was good. It let me look at it differently and allowed it to be funny. I think if had happened before, The Wedding Singer would have been one seriously depressing movie.

  4. Adam Sandler:

    I think the distance between those two things was good. It let me look at it differently and allowed it to be funny. I think if had happened before, The Wedding Singer would have been one seriously depressing movie.

  5. Maher Taha:

    We can see the sewage clearly, and we still come here - it costs us nothing, life is depressing and difficult and people have no escape but the sea.

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