Bright and Depressing


Bright adjective - Having qualities which inspire hope.
Usage example: predicted a bright future for the young math whiz

Depressing is an antonym for bright in topics: intelligent, hopeful, cheerful, sunny, shining.

Nearby Words: brighten, brightness, brightly


Depressing adjective - Causing or marked by an atmosphere lacking in cheer.
Usage example: the depressing atmosphere of the funeral

Bright is an antonym for depressing in discouraging topic.

Both words in one sentence

  • All of Warhammer 40k is a depressing example, but the Dark Heresy tabletop game places one single bright point within it.
  • Series / Penn & Teller: Bullshit! Mood Whiplash: At the end of an occasional show, the mood will suddenly change from bright and bubbly to downright depressing.
  • Manga / Tokyo Ghoul Fueguchi is killed by Kureo Mado, with the skies going from bright but rainy to dreary and depressing as the event unfolds.
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