What is the opposite of refreshing?

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Adjective
Opposite of serving to refresh or reinvigorate someone
Adjective
Opposite of giving a sense of happy satisfaction or enjoyment
“The concert was a disaster, and the overall experience was horrible.”
Adjective
Opposite of marked by characteristics benefiting one's physical and mental condition
“Over-consumption of alcohol has many detrimental effects on our wellbeing.”
Adjective
(of the weather) Opposite of cool, fresh, and invigorating
Adjective
Opposite of fresh and unusual
“His responses were clichéd and unimaginative, to say the least”
Adjective
Opposite of having a renewing effect on the state of the body or mind
Adjective
Opposite of giving pleasure or contentment to the mind or senses
“An unwelcome disturbance in the form of children screaming would pierce the room while I was studying.”
Adjective
Opposite of free from pollutants or impurities
“He dreaded having to return to the city with its polluted air.”
Adjective
(of the climate) Opposite of pleasantly refreshing and cool
“We decided to stay indoors as the day was gloomy and uninviting.”
Adjective
Opposite of marked by somewhat low temperature
“The county has warm summers with occasional hot spells and cool rainy periods.”
Adjective
Opposite of not harsh or stern especially in nature or effect
Adjective
Opposite of very pleasing due to being much needed or desired
Adjective
Opposite of fresh
Adjective
Opposite of holding one's attention
“It was a boring movie with a predictable plot.”
Adjective
Opposite of thought-provoking in nature
“Simon's dull perspective of the world would often lead to awkward social interactions.”
Noun
Opposite of the act by which something is mended or repaired
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to revive or reinvigorate, for example through rest, drink, or food
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