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"Depresivo" is an adjective which is often translated as "depressing", and "deprimente" is an adjective which is also often translated as "depressing". Learn more about the difference between "depresivo" and "deprimente" below.
depresivo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (saddening)
a. depressing
El aumento de la pobreza es un dato depresivo.The increase in poverty is a depressing fact.
2. (tending to get depressed)
a. depressive
Vivir con un hombre depresivo es agotador.Living with a depressive man is exhausting.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
3. (person with a tendency to get depressed)
a. depressive
Su madre era una depresiva que acabó suicidándose.Her mother was a depressive who ended up committing suicide.
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deprimente(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (saddening)
a. depressing
Ver películas románticas mientras comes helado y lloras me parece muy deprimente.Watching romantic movies while you eat ice cream and cry seems very depressing.
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