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blues

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˈblüz\

the blues : a feeling of sadness or depression

: a style of music that was created by African-Americans in the southern U.S. and that often expresses feelings of sadness

Full Definition of BLUES

1
:  low spirits :  melancholy <suffering a case of the blues>
2
:  a song often of lamentation characterized by usually 12-bar phrases, 3-line stanzas in which the words of the second line usually repeat those of the first, and continual occurrence of blue notes in melody and harmony
3
:  jazz or popular music using harmonic and phrase structures of blues

Origin of BLUES

blue devils
First Known Use: 1741

blues

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˈblüz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BLUES

:  low spirits :  melancholy
blue \ˈblü\ adjective

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