One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she wanted to get rid of her depressing thoughts’
upsetting, distressing, painful, heartbreaking, heart-rending, dispiriting, disheartening, discouraging, demoralizing
dismal, bleak, black, sombre, gloomy, grave, unhappy, melancholy, sad, saddening
daunting, disenchanting, unfavourable
informal morbid, blue
rare distressful, lachrymose
2‘it was such a depressing room’
gloomy, bleak, dreary, grim, drab, sombre, dark, dingy, funereal, miserable, cheerless, joyless, comfortless, uninviting
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