Example sentences for: doldrums

How can you use “doldrums” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As early as 1977, when the stock market wallowed in the doldrums, Wall Street chronicler Robert Sobel observed that a successful analyst could "become something of a celebrity, called by New York Times and Wall Street Journal reporters ...

  • The grim cover story explains why depression is so hard to treat effectively: Insurers won't pay for the trial-and-error process of finding the right medication, and the disease is still mistaken, even by its victims, for everyday doldrums.

  • So, before Slate heads off on a short vacation of its own, I propose a Flytrap midterm: 20 questions to help keep you busy during the August scandal doldrums.

  • As the Bahamas sank back into economic doldrums, citizens turned to agriculture, fishing, or salt raking.

  • Saturday Night Live may be in the doldrums, Mad magazine may have outlived its usefulness, but parody thrives in the form of the Christian T-shirt.

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