Example sentences for: doldrums

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

  • 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.

  • Besides, the horse latitudes referred to were in the doldrums, which occur west, not east of the Canaries.

  • Captain Bligh," which rhymes in his mind with the ebb and flow of Caribbean tyranny and freedom: "The ribbed body with its cargo/ stalls in its doldrums, the God-captain is cast adrift/ by a mutinous Christian."

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

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