depressing, dark, gloomy, dismal, demoralising, cheerless, uncheerful, disheartening, happy, joyless, melancholy, sad, demoralizing, discouraging, disconsolate, blue, grim.
His case was dispiriting
in the extreme.
No sun rose, but the day broke over an ugly plain with hardly any trees, and that grey and wretched dawn came in with a cold and dispiriting
rain unrefreshed by wind.
The afternoon dragged on interminably, and to make the prospect more dispiriting
the sky clouded over and the sun disappeared.