doldrums (DOHL-drumz)

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Definition (plural noun) 1 .a spell of listlessness or despondency 2. often capitalized Doldrums : a part of the ocean near the equator abounding in calms, squalls, and light shifting winds 3. a state or period of inactivity, stagnation, or slump   In Context "At the time, the bourbon industry was in the process of emerging from a lengthy period of doldrums and rebranding itself as not just something old men drank." The Kentucky Standard, 21 Nov. 2018