undepressing

depressing

[dih-pres-ing]
adjective
serving to depress; inducing a state of depression: depressing news.

Origin:
1780–90; depress + -ing2

depressingly, adverb
nondepressing, adjective
nondepressingly, adverb
undepressing, adjective
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depressing (dɪˈprɛsɪŋ)
 
adj
causing a feeling of dejection or low spirits
 
de'pressingly
 
adv

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depress
early 14c., from O.Fr. depresser, from L.L. depressare, freq. of L. deprimere "press down," from de- "down" + premere "to press" (see press (v.1)).
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depress de·press (dĭ-prěs')
v.

  1. To lower in spirits; deject.

  2. To cause to drop or sink; lower.

  3. To press down.

  4. To lessen the activity or force of something.

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