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depressing

[dih-pres-ing] /dɪˈprɛs ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
serving to depress; inducing a state of depression:
depressing news.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; depress + -ing2
Related forms
depressingly, adverb
nondepressing, adjective
nondepressingly, adverb
undepressing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for undepressing

depressing

/dɪˈprɛsɪŋ/
adjective
1.
causing a feeling of dejection or low spirits
Derived Forms
depressingly, adverb
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