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doldrums

plural noun

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1 a state of temporary inactivity
  • the theater scene is usually in the doldrums during the summer

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“Doldrums.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/doldrums. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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