- A part of the ocean near the equator, abounding in calms, squalls, and light, baffling winds, which sometimes prevent all progress for weeks; -- so called by sailors
- (always plural) the state of boredom, malaise, apathy or lack of interest; a state of listlessness ennui, or tedium
- I was in the yesterday and just didn't feel inspired.
Etymology: Gael. doltrum: grief, vexation?
- boring, uninteresting
- She quit her doldrum job and left to seek a life of adventure.
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