serving to depress; inducing a state of depression: depressing news.
Is depressed an adjective or a verb?
depressed Definitions and Synonyms
adjective. UK /dɪˈprest/ depress verb. DEFINITIONS3. not usually before nounif you are depressed, you feel very unhappy because of a difficult or unpleasant situation that you feel you cannot change.
Is the word depressing an adverb?
—depressingly adverb depressingly poor resultsExamples from the Corpusdepressing• There was something about Chilete and the cloud-mist drizzle of that dreadful morning that was utterly depressing.
Is depressed a verb or noun?
the act of depressing. the state of being depressed. a depressed or sunken place or part; an area lower than the surrounding surface. sadness; gloom; dejection.
What type of word is depressed?
sad and gloomy; dejected; downcast. pressed down, or situated lower than the general surface. lowered in force, amount, etc.
What is the verb of depression?
To press down. To make depressed, sad or bored. To cause a depression or a decrease in parts of the economy.
What is a adjective for SAD?
pessimistic, melancholy, bitter, somber, dismal, wistful, heartbroken, sorry, sorrowful, mournful, dark, pathetic, regrettable, moving, bad, unhappy, depressing, poignant, tragic, serious.
What is depressing in parts of speech?
adjective. serving to depress; inducing a state of depression: depressing news.
What is the word lachrymose mean?
1 : given to tears or weeping : tearful tended to become lachrymose when he was drunk. 2 : tending to cause tears : mournful a lachrymose drama.
Which part of speech is the word depressing?
depressing used as an adjective:
Causing depression or sadness.
What can I say instead of sad?
20 words to use instead of ‘sad’
What is the adverb of depressed?
adverbsseverely/seriously depressed (=very depressed)He became severely depressed after losing his job. deeply depressed (=very depressed)I could see that she was deeply depressed. slightly/mildly depressedHe was exhausted and mildly depressed.
What type of noun is depression?
2[uncountable, countable] the state of feeling very sad and without hope There was a feeling of gloom and depression in the office when the news of the job cuts was announced.