Definition Of depressing


causing or resulting in a feeling of miserable dejection.

that thought is too depressing for words

make (someone) feel utterly dispirited or dejected.

that first day at school depressed me

push or pull (something) down into a lower position.

depress the lever

Example Of depressing

  • Against such a depressing backdrop, teaching children ‘the magic word’ and the golden rule seems hopeless.

  • An increase in the interest rate or the appreciation of the dollar had a depressing effect on agriculture.

  • But despite this grim subject matter it is not a depressing play.

  • By doing this they will set in motion a depressing effect on economic activity some time in the future - more than likely in 12 months or so time.

  • For most of the first and second republics, copper was the mainstay of the economy until a sharp decline in its price on the international market begun to have a depressing effect.

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