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See definition of in the doldrums on Dictionary.com
  • as indispirited
  • as indown in the mouth
  • as inmoody

synonyms for in the doldrums

  • crestfallen
  • depressed
  • despondent
  • disheartened
  • glum
  • blue
  • discouraged
  • down
  • dragged
  • low
  • bummed out
  • disconsolate
  • downbeat
  • downcast
  • downhearted
  • funky
  • gloomy
  • melancholy
  • morose
  • shot down
  • spiritless
  • woebegone

antonyms for in the doldrums

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  • cheerful
  • elated
  • encouraged
  • happy
  • heartened
  • enthused
  • inspirited
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    How to use in the doldrums in a sentence

    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
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    Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
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    The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
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    So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
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    Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
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    You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
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    But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
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    Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
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    Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
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    I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
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    WORDS RELATED TO IN THE DOLDRUMS

    • blue
    • bummed out
    • crestfallen
    • depressed
    • despondent
    • disconsolate
    • discouraged
    • disheartened
    • down
    • downbeat
    • downcast
    • downhearted
    • dragged
    • funky
    • gloomy
    • glum
    • in the doldrums
    • low
    • melancholy
    • morose
    • shot down
    • spiritless
    • woebegone
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