down in the dumps


: feeling very sad
I guess I'm just down in the dumps.

Examples of down in the dumps in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web With Chinese consumers feeling down in the dumps over the economy and opting for modest vacations, a recovery will be that much harder. Zhiyong Yang, The Conversation, 13 Sep. 2023 New Hampshire gets a crack at Central Michigan, a 4-8 team a year ago, and Holy Cross makes a short trip to take on a Boston College squad that might still be feeling down in the dumps after dropping its opener to Northern Illinois in overtime. USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2023 Sarah Silbiger The Federal Reserve keeps raising rates, forecasters keep warning that a recession is around the corner, inflation is still a problem, and consumer surveys show people feel down in the dumps. Justin Lahart, WSJ, 15 June 2023 At times this season, LaMonte Wade Jr. has looked down in the dumps, the big smiles of 2021 vanished. Susan Slusser, San Francisco Chronicle, 4 Oct. 2022 With everyone down in the dumps, the BIP producers decide to invite a couple onto the beach, perhaps to remind everyone that loving relationships can form on the show. Emlyn Travis,, 5 Oct. 2022 Compared to last year, the crypto market may be down in the dumps. Kevin Dowd, Forbes, 24 June 2022 Now, he was granted the privilege of pitching in a close-out game to a Dodgers’ offense that was down in the dumps. Dylan Hernández Columnist, Los Angeles Times, 21 Oct. 2021 This all leaves me feeling a little down in the dumps. Robert G. Eccles, Forbes, 21 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Down in the dumps.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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