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Depressing

Depressing is a member of the word family depress, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

Definition of the adjective depressing

What does depressing mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

Alternative definition of the adjective depressing

adjective

  1. Causing depression or sadness.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Depressing

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Google previewThe Railway Signal Dictionary (1912)

An Illustrated Vocabulary of Terms which Designate American Railway Signals, Their Parts, Attachments and Details of Construction, with Descriptions of Methods of Operation and Some Illustrations of British Signals and Practice by Railway Signal Association, Braman Blanchard Adams, Rodney Hitt, Arthur David Cloud, Harold Hoyt Simmons

Depressing the stopping Instrument en- die relay, which rings the bell through Its back contact. Depressing the "stop" Instrument picks up the left-hand relay. This relay "sticks" through ...

Google previewThe London Medical Dictionary, Including Under Distinct Heads Every Branch of Medecine (1809)

by Bartholomew Parr

In this intermediate period the connections and associations have often a considerable effect in changing the views and objects, sometimes exciting to violence, depressing to despondency, or composing the mind in the pleasing delusion of ...

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

depress /di'pres/ verb: depresses, depressing, depressed 1 ...

Google previewThe London Medical Dictionary (1819)

Including, Under Distinct Heads, Every Branch of Medicine ... with Whatever Relates to Medicine in Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, and Natural History by Bartholomew Parr

In this intermediate period the connections and associations have often a considerable effect in changing the views and objects, sometimes exciting to violence, depressing to despondency, or composing the mind in the pleasing delusion of ...

Google previewThe railroad signal dictionary (1908)

an illustrated vocabulary of terms which designate American railroad signals, their parts, attachments, and details of construction, with descriptions of methods of operation and some illustrations of British signals and practice by Railway Signal Association

Depressing the stopping ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Medicine (1859)

Comprising General Pathology, the Nature and Treatment of Diseases ... with Numerous Prescriptions ... a Classification of Diseases ... a Copious Bibliography, with References; and an Appendix of Approved Formulae ... by James Copland

This being the general effect duration, or acting upon a surface or part only —the result being depressing, and ultimately...

Besides depressing nervous power in the surface or viscus to which a sedative poison is applied, and causing capillary ...

Google previewCommunications Standard Dictionary (2012)

by Martin Weik

in Lotus 1-2-3, depressing the enter key...

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Quotes about Depressing

I find nothing more depressing than optimism. (Paul Fussell)
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Scrabble value of D2E1P3R1E1S1S1I1N1G2

The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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