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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blues(noun)

    a type of folksong that originated among Black Americans at the beginning of the 20th century; has a melancholy sound from repeated use of blue notes

    megrims, blue devils, vapors, vapours

  2. blues, blue devils, megrims, vapors, vapours(noun)

    a state of depression

    "he had a bad case of the blues"

    megrims, blue devils, vapors, vapours

Editors Contribution

  1. woes

    an expression of sorrow, misery or distress; a feeling of dispondency or dispair

    "avoid valentine day flower blues by purchasing flowers the day before valentine's day"

    Submitted by acronimous on February 15, 2014  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. blues(n. pl.)

    [With The prefixed.] melancholy, dejection, depression, despondency, hypochondria, dumps, vapors, megrims, low spirits, blue-devils, the dismals

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. blues(n. pl)

    despondency, melancholy, dismals, vapors, depression, blue devils, hypochondria, dumps, megrims

PPDB, the paraphrase database

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. blues

    Psychiatry The Blues

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  1. Mick Fleetwood:

    The new book is a pictorial book, which stays very much focused on the beginnings of Fleetwood Mac -- 1967 thought the next eight years -- and it's very much regarding what drove us as young musicians, which was blues, it's really a journey that chronicles all of those early years that are mostly unknown in America.

  2. Nathan Nickerson III almost:

    I'd like to give the blue lobster to the St. Louis aquarium out of respect to the St. Louis Blues, who won the championship, to show that Bruins fans have class.

  3. Jimi Hendrix, Quoted in Charles Shaar Murray,Crosstown Traffic, ch. 6 (1989).:

    Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.

  4. Sarita Robinson:

    Getting outside and exercising is a good way of keeping your mood up -- and if you want to beat the blues exercising in nature is a great way to do that.

  5. George Brainard:

    The idea of the title was that it was more like the title of a song, there's a real sort of musical aspect to this scene, and (my friend and I) liked the idea of the title being something that was more like a blues song and that would have that sort of energy to go along with this gritty, real, ultra-realism kind of feel.

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