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bum someone out

Definition of bum someone out in English:

North American Make someone feel annoyed, upset, or disappointed: I was assigned the day shift, which bummed me out
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  • But it's really bumming me out and affecting my life in ways I'm not happy with.
  • Hearing just moments ago that Tony died has REALLY bummed him out.
  • I wish I could say it comforted me, but scrolling past those dozens of kitty obituaries just bummed me out even more.
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