The enthusiasm among Democrats for Barack Obama has subsided under the depressing pall of events since 2009.
What's depressing is that these tactics keep interesting oddballs out of elected office.
depressing is really what Cuba has become—repression, bureaucracy, and crippling poverty.
Looking is a true reflection of the casting off of old shackles, but what a depressing mirror.
This last category is the least complex, but arguably the most depressing.
Anything more lonesome and depressing it were impossible to conceive.
The depressing institutions of that British empire, colonel!'
Ah, me, I know that the practical Miss West would dub my metaphysics a depressing and unhealthful exercise of my wits.
All of which, although mystifying to us, and depressing, was none the less reassuring.
They cling to the labellum, and by depressing it open up the entrance to the flower.
early 14c., "put down by force," from Old French depresser, from Late Latin depressare, frequentative of Latin deprimere "press down," from de- "down" (see de-) + premere "to press" (see press (v.1)).
Meaning "push down physically" is from early 15c.; that of "deject, make gloomy" is from 1620s; economic sense of "lower in value" is from 1878. Related: Depressed; depressing.
depress de·press (dĭ-prěs')
To lower in spirits; deject.
To cause to drop or sink; lower.
To press down.
To lessen the activity or force of something.