Doldrums in a sentence as a noun

"I don't want to say that research is dead, but it's definitely in the doldrums at this point.

I had to work on positioning just right but it was fantastic for the 2pm doldrums.

", you may have to force yourself to work, both to get through the doldrums and also to keep being able to afford to eat.

They're taking us back into the Space Age again, leaving the static doldrums of the Shuttle/ISS era.

I suggest it ought not be penalized for the prior hours it spent in the doldrums, before it really 'broke' more widely.

Just because you happen to be in one of those long doldrums of normal science doesn't mean that something is wrong with science, or that the field has stagnated.

Better idea would be to send that person on a mandatory vacation during the doldrums between projects.

I find it fascinating that an earlier version of this story -- which did not namecheck 99designs -- has basically languished in the doldrums.

For someone who gets it, will remember it, and just wants to move on, I'd say being held in these doldrums is more harmful than simply letting them go closer to their own pace.

"They are trying to facilitate the ability of entrepreneurs to get temporary work visas and green cards when the economy is in the doldrums.

Ordinary people are taking a leap of faith and investing in these companies without solid profits to back it up. I'm not persuaded we're in a very rational market right now, given the doldrums the US economy is experiencing, which is a sharp contrast to the new stock market highs we have recently seen.

After doldrums and threats, which I will discuss briefly below, I was let go, without notice, stuck with a six-month lease in location with a hyper-inflated real estate economy.> As an engineer, your job is to build things that solve > problems.

Doldrums definitions


a state of inactivity (in business or art etc); "economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation"

See also: stagnation stagnancy


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