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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"

    uncheerful, cheerless

    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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  1. Elaine Santore:

    Either people would take the flowers or they would be filled in. the winter was so hard on everybody and so depressing.

  2. The Fund:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Joshuah Morton:

    Sitting at home all the time was getting depressing.

  5. Nilesh Patel:

    I didn't want to move into one of those depressing bachelor complexes.

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