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synonyms for depressing

  • bleak
  • daunting
  • disheartening
  • dismal
  • dispiriting
  • distressing
  • dreary
  • gloomy
  • heartbreaking
  • sad
  • black
  • dejecting
  • saddening
  • funereal
  • hopeless
  • joyless
  • melancholic
  • melancholy
  • mournful
  • oppressive
  • somber

antonyms for depressing

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  • bright
  • cheerful
  • comforting
  • encouraging
  • exhilarating
  • glad
  • happy
  • joyful
  • light
  • pleasant
  • sunny
  • cheering
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How to use depressing in a sentence

The depressing results come not during a time of sharply lower aggregate venture capital results, notably.
FUNDING FOR FEMALE FOUNDERS FALLS TO 2017 LEVELS AS PANDEMIC SHAKES UP THE VC MARKETALEX WILHELMOCTOBER 9, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Still, McConaghy brings verve and a sense of adventure to an otherwise depressing tale of a doomed dream.
3 NEW NOVELS SHOW A NATURAL WORLD IN PERILERIN BERGEROCTOBER 3, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
That’s unlikely to change any time soon, depressing, very likely, the profits for Big Oil for the foreseeable future.
INVESTORS LOOK TO BUCK A FOUR-WEEK LOSING STREAK, SENDING GLOBAL STOCKS HIGHERBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
I don’t care if Monday’s blueTuesday’s grey and Wednesday tooThursday, I don’t care about youIt’s Friday, I’m in loveThe news of late has ranged from dreary and depressing to downright alarming.
BELIEVE IT OR NOT, THE HOUSE DRONE IS NOT AMAZON’S MOST INTERESTING NEW FEATUREAARON PRESSMANSEPTEMBER 25, 2020FORTUNE
In the beginning, I might be sometimes not really wanting to look at news because I’m like, “Oh, this is so depressing.”
REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL (EP. 417)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMAY 7, 2020FREAKONOMICS
It was depressing to think of going to bed in such circumstances with the yelling of an Arctic storm for a lullaby.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
In the French Mustel reed organ the first touch is operated by depressing the keys about a sixteenth part of an inch.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Peter Ivanovich Jurgenson was born at Reval in 1836, and his childhood was spent in very poor and depressing circumstances.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
The severe atmosphere of that sombre apartment, wherein sat the chief of the police of the Republic, was depressing.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
The seriousness of the situation assumed an even more depressing aspect.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
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