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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific; A state of inactivity (in business or art etc).

Usage examples (35)
  • Noun : August is a time of doldrums for many enterprises
  • They could have added that the Academy, in doldrums at the time, was ill-equipped for the sensitive task.
  • "The second-term doldrums have really set in," said a White House aide.
  • Nomansland, called the doldrums, which made him restless, cross and disagreeable. for more
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