Definition of doldrums:
despondency, mope, the doldrums, dumps, downheartedness, heavy-heartedness, despondence, blues, happy, stagnancy, gloom, dysphoria, funk, stagnation, unhappiness, mournfulness, glumness, sadness, feelings, depression, dejection, melancholy, dolefulness.
- "Sunk at Sea", R.M. Ballantyne.
If the boats struck for Albemarle they would be in the doldrums all the way; and that means a watery perdition, with winds which are wholly crazy, and blow from all points of the compass at once and also perpendicularly.- "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories", Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009.
- "In a Little Town", Rupert Hughes.