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The depressing results come not during a time of sharply lower aggregate venture capital results, notably.

Still, McConaghy brings verve and a sense of adventure to an otherwise depressing tale of a doomed dream.

That’s unlikely to change any time soon, depressing, very likely, the profits for Big Oil for the foreseeable future.

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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.

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In the beginning, I might be sometimes not really wanting to look at news because I’m like, “Oh, this is so depressing.”

I remember that after the movie, people were saying how depressing it was, and I started an argument with them.

Judy, as depressing as she sounds in this song, just wants your holiday season to be happy.

Depressing is really what Cuba has become—repression, bureaucracy, and crippling poverty.

They logged every incident and released depressing day-by-day accounts of the carnage.

Surely, for anyone with a vested interest in science, reason, and the idea of secular politics, this is deeply depressing news.

It was depressing to think of going to bed in such circumstances with the yelling of an Arctic storm for a lullaby.

In the French Mustel reed organ the first touch is operated by depressing the keys about a sixteenth part of an inch.

Peter Ivanovich Jurgenson was born at Reval in 1836, and his childhood was spent in very poor and depressing circumstances.

The severe atmosphere of that sombre apartment, wherein sat the chief of the police of the Republic, was depressing.

The seriousness of the situation assumed an even more depressing aspect.


On this page you'll find 61 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to depressing, such as: bleak, daunting, disheartening, dismal, dispiriting, and distressing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.