depressing
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪˈpɹɛsɪŋ(ɡ)/
  • (America) IPA: /dɪˈpɹɛsɪŋ/
Adjective

depressing

  1. Causing depression or sadness.
    The television news was depressing, so rather than start crying I turned it off.
  2. Causing a reduction in economic activity.
    The policy may have a depressing effect on some branches of industry.
Synonyms Translations Verb
  1. present participle of depress#English|depress



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