dol·drums /ˈdoʊldrəmz, ˈdɒl-, ˈdɔl-/ Show Spelled[dohl-druhmz, dol-, dawl-] –noun ( used with a plural verb)
- a state of inactivity or stagnation, as in business or art: August is a time of doldrums for many enterprises.
- a belt of calms and light baffling winds north of the equator between the northern and southern trade winds in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
- the weather prevailing in this area
- a dull, listless, depressed mood; low spirits.