Russian word of the day: Удручать

Jun 21, 2022 (see all)
[ ud-ru-chát' ]
Verb , imperfective
Often used with the Accusative
Perfective - удручи́ть
to depress, to dispirit, to aggrieve; to make despondent; to deject


  • Что удруча́ет, так э́то молча́ние оппози́ции по э́тому по́воду.

    chto ud-ru-chá-eet, tak é-ta mal-chá-nee-ye ap-pa-zée-tsee-ee pa é-ta-mu pó-va-du

    What is depressing is the silence of the opposition on this issue.

  • Таки́е результа́ты не мо́гут не удруча́ть.

    ta-kée-ye ree-sul-tá-ty nye mó-gut nye ud-ru-chát'

    Such results can only depress.

    Lit.: Such results can not not to depress.

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