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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a dismal or dreary manner; In a manner that causes emotional distress

Usage examples (40)
  • Adjective : depressing news
  • Now, we watch "60 Minutes" and read what Hornbein calls the "depressingly awesome" expos√© by climber/author Jon Krakauer "Into Thin Air".
  • You know, it's kind of depressingly easy to win nerds over.
  • I never really thought post-modernism was characterized as crazy, just kind of depressingly useless and cynical. for more
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