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doldrums pl (plural only)
- (nautical) A part of the ocean near the equator, where calms, squalls, and light, baffling winds are common, impeding the progress of sailing ships.
- The state of boredom, malaise, apathy or lack of interest; a state of listlessness; ennui, or tedium
- I was in the doldrums yesterday and just didn't feel inspired.
(region near the equator):
part of the ocean near the equator, abounding in calms which prevent sailing progress