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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Causing especially emotional depression.
  • adj. Dismal; dreary: a week of rainy, depressing weather.

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  • adj. Causing depression or sadness.
  • v. Present participle of depress.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. causing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy

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