HyperDic: doldrums

English > 2 senses of the word doldrums:
NOUNstatedoldrums, stagnation, stagnancya state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
phenomenondoldrumsa belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific
doldrums > pronunciation
Soundsdow'ldrahmz
RhymesAdams ... Williams: 5 rhymes with ahmz...
English > doldrums: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of inactivity (in business or art etc).
Synonymsstagnation, stagnancy
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
commercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
Broaderinaction, inactivity, inactivenessThe state of being inactive
Spanishanquilosamiento, estancamiento, inmovilismo, paralización
Catalanaturada, estancament, immobilisme
English > doldrums: 2 senses > noun 2, phenomenon
MeaningA belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific.
Broaderwind, air current, current of airAir moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

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