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depressing

Synonyms of depressing in English:

adjective

  • 1 she wanted to get rid of her depressing thoughts
    dismal, bleak, black, sombre, gloomy, grave, unhappy, melancholy, sad, saddening;
    wretched, doleful;
    daunting, disenchanting, unfavourable
    informal morbid, blue
    archaic dejecting
    rare distressful, lachrymose
  • 2 it was such a depressing room
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