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Beat the Blahs What causes this wintertime down-in-the-dumps attitude?

In the books, Cersei gets very down in the dumps, starts putting on weight, and hits the bottle hard.

Local newspapers carried accounts of starving Negroes swarming over garbage dumps, even eating the clay from the river bluffs.

Governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal dumps on Barack Obama right on the White House lawn.

Just when spirits are lowest, sometimes, we look to sky and see giant flock of dumps soaring together overhead.

If she could laugh like that, he need not stay in the dumps.

If he couldn't get what he wanted at the Morrises', he went out and stole, or visited the dumps at the back of the town.

Dumps were made at frequent intervals along the front containing all the materials required for consolidation.

The men are splendid—their cheeriness comes up bubbling whenever the occasion calls for the dumps.

Again the atmosphere of dignified dumps and dingy sulkiness.


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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dumps, such as: blahs, blues, bummer, cheerlessness, doldrums, and dreariness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.