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Definition 1: a belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific - [noun denoting phenomenon]

(doldrums is a kind of ...) air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

"trees bent under the fierce winds" "when there is no wind, row" "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"

Definition 2: a state of inactivity (in business or art etc) - [noun denoting state]

Samples where doldrums or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation

Synonyms for doldrums in the sense of this definition

(doldrums is a kind of ...) the state of being inactive

(doldrums belongs to category ...) the creation of beautiful or significant things

"art does not need to be innovative to be good" "I was never any good at art" "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

(doldrums belongs to category ...) the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects

"computers are now widely used in business"

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