Usage examples for depressing

  1. Age is essential to the picturesque effect of decay: a modern ruin is an unnatural and depressing object- and here the horrid thing was. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  2. The explanation, though depressing was correct. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  3. Some people find trees depressing but after India they were just what we wanted, and even now my wife won't let me cut down one of them. – The Crime Doctor by Ernest William Hornung
  4. We see this when we consider how depressing and uncomfortable a condition is the opposite state to belief, namely, doubt, perplexity, hesitation, uncertainty as to our course. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  5. On a certain wet and depressing evening Mrs. Slater herself had a glass " just to see that she didn't get a cold like Mrs. Carter's." – The Golden Scarecrow by Hugh Walpole