Part of speech:
(Obsolete) Dreadful; disastrous.
Not cheerful; gloomy; dreary
The definition of dreary is something that is gloomy or depressing.
Without joy; sullen, gloomy, dreary, etc.
Of or relating to melancholia.
Feeling, showing, or expressing depression of the spirits; sad or dejected.
The definition of cheerful is a person or thing that brings joy, humor or good spirits.
Find another word for depressing. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for depressing, like: disheartening, saddening, dismal, sad, bleak, distressing, dreary, joyless, melancholic, upsetting and encouraging.