how to pronounce depressing


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depressing is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of depressing in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… comparison because it's depressing but …”

meanings of depressing


  1. Causing depression or sadness.
  2. Causing a reduction in economic activity.


  1. Present participle of depress.

depressing frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word depressing occurs in english on average 9.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics depressing can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that depressing can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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