Meaning of doldrums
Pronunciation: (dōl'drumz, dol'-, dôl'-), [key]
— n. (used with a pl. v.)
- a state of inactivity or stagnation, as in business or art: August is a time of doldrums for many enterprises.
- a belt of calms and light baffling winds north of the equator between the northern and southern trade winds in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
- the weather prevailing in this area.
- a dull, listless, depressed mood; low spirits.
- doldrums (Thesaurus)