1. a state or period of inactivity, stagnation, or depression.
  2. an equatorial region of the Atlantic Ocean with calms, sudden storms, and light unpredictable winds.

Examples of Doldrums in a sentence

  1. He’s been in the doldrums ever since she left him.
  2. The property market has been in the doldrums for months.
  3. The industry remains in the doldrums, according to official figures out today.