depressing


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depressing

(dĭ-prĕs′ĭng)
adj.
Causing sadness, gloom, or dejection: depressing news; a depressing movie; rainy, depressing weather.

de·press′ing·ly adv.
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The gaieties of Paris (quite incomprehensibly to herself as well as to everyone about her) had a depressing effect on her spirits.
DAVID Cameron's readiness to believe foul-mouthed Andrew "plebs" Mitchell instead of the police who guard Downing Street is a depressing day for British politics.
Berna, "when the healthy people were made sad by negative thoughts and depressing music, we found that their brains processed pain more emotionally, which lead to them finding the pain more unpleasant."