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Synonyms for doldrums
ˈdoʊl drəmz, ˈdɒl-, ˈdɔl-dol·drums

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stagnation, stagnancy, doldrumsnoun

    a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)

    "economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation"

    Synonyms:
    stagnancy, stagnation

  2. doldrumsnoun

    a belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific

    Synonyms:
    stagnancy, stagnation

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  1. List of paraphrases for "doldrums":

    downturn, slump

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How to use doldrums in a sentence?

  1. Norihiro Fujito:

    Microsoft’s earnings were superb, even compared with strong market expectations, those tech firm shares have been in a bit of the doldrums since August but they are likely to lead the market again, given their solid outlook.

  2. Dominic Haywood:

    Midwest margins turned negative after operating expenses last week and forward cracks suggest margins will remain in the doldrums for some time.

  3. Emile Cardon:

    Market participants are of the view (after strong U.S. jobs data on Friday) that the worries about the global economy are overdone but then this weekend we saw some disappointment in the China exports, emerging markets are in the doldrums again and that is having a negative impact on sentiment.

  4. Michael Brunson:

    When we sing in stuffy offices and stuffy places, people eat it up because the world's gotten so corporate and PC, when you've got four guys in tuxedos walking around singing barbershop, it's such a deviation from the doldrums of proper business. There is a lighthearted irreverence to barbershop. We look at the way the world works and say, 'Everything's become so not fun, so let's make it fun again.'.

  5. Erik Stavseth:

    Our view is that LNG freight rates will remain in the doldrums this year.

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