Doldrums - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdoʊldrəmz|  American pronunciation of the word doldrums
Brit.  |ˈdɒldrəmz|  British pronunciation of the word doldrums

noun

- a state of inactivity (in business or art etc) (syn: stagnancy, stagnation)
- a belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific

Examples

...the theater scene is usually in the doldrums during the summer...

...the team had been in the doldrums ever since losing the championship...

Car industry is in the doldrums.

His career is in the doldrums.

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