- depressed area,
- depressed skull fracture,
- depression glass,
- depression, great,
Origin of depressing
verb (used with object)
Origin of depress
Examples from the Web for depressing
I remember that after the movie, people were saying how depressing it was, and I started an argument with them.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Judy, as depressing as she sounds in this song, just wants your holiday season to be happy.The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Depressing is really what Cuba has become—repression, bureaucracy, and crippling poverty.
Though it may have been a depressing environment, the gritty streets of Washington gave Gil plenty of inspiration for his lyrics.‘The Prince of Chocolate City’: When Gil Scott-Heron Became A Music Icon|Marcus Baram|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All of it feels like a twisted dream—a potential distraction from the depressing post-Manson environment of SoCal.There Will Be Spliffs: ‘Inherent Vice’ Is a Bizarro Stoner Noir|Alex Suskind|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The music, the lights, the haze of smoke and the scent of food were depressing.Sally Bishop|E. Temple Thurston
With its rarely fine atmosphere, so tonic and bracing, so free from the depressing fog of the North, it is a great sanitarium.
There are some gray Sunday afternoons of a depressing effect on the spirit which requires no positive or palpable reason.Roman Holidays and Others|W. D. Howells
Anything more drear and depressing than the brooding gloom of the haunted wood could hardly be imagined.Haviland's Chum|Bertram Mitford
On depressing the lower lip the free outer edges of these plates come into view.On the Genesis of Species|St. George Mivart
Word Origin for depress
early 14c., "put down by force," from Old French depresser, from Late Latin depressare, frequentative of Latin deprimere "press down," from de- "down" (see de-) + premere "to press" (see press (v.1)).
Meaning "push down physically" is from early 15c.; that of "deject, make gloomy" is from 1620s; economic sense of "lower in value" is from 1878. Related: Depressed; depressing.