(n. pl.) 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.
(1) It might sound like chump change, but the PTC alone amounts to $1 billion a year, and industry advocates insist that wind would hit the doldrums without these subsidies.
(2) Labour is in the doldrums and we have to ask ourselves why.
(3) With rates in the doldrums, the news last week that inflation has reached its highest point in the past two-and-a-half years means many cash savers are now losing money in real terms.
(4) It does feel like British chocolate is making a renaissance after being in the doldrums for a few decades.” As well as its network of shops, Hotel Chocolat owns a cocoa plantation on St Lucia, which is home to a luxury hotel where a two-week stay costs up to £10,000.
(5) The pound foolishness of the coalition's efforts becomes even clearer when set against its hope that our legal services market can lead the UK out of current economic doldrums.
(6) Housing market activity remains stuck in the doldrums, which seems highly likely to maintain downward pressure on prices in the early months of 2011 at least.
(7) But if the Tories are split, the pro-EU Lib Dems are back in the invisibility zone and Labour is equivocal, it’s easy to see how the Brexit camp might win the day if the economy is again in the doldrums by 2017.
(8) Those efforts, combined with better management and improved stock control, have lifted the company out of the doldrums.
(9) For all the optimism and green shoots of recovery after years in the doldrums, the old guard, no matter how minimal their impact on the pitch in France, deserve praise as they leave.
(10) So far Fox’s fawning coverage of Trump, and in some cases total avoidance of certain topics unflattering to the president, hasn’t been enough to lift him out of his presidential doldrums.
(11) He did a good job of helping Manchester City and Sheffield United out of the doldrums, but perhaps unwisely left the former when a return to Everton became possible, explaining at the time that City felt like an affair whereas Everton was a marriage.
(12) More hot acts coming out of the Montreal music scene Doldrums Airick Woodhead AKA Doldrums is Grimes's brother from another mother.
(13) On the other side of the equation, those who share Mr Carney's desire to flee the economic doldrums should ask why the Bank's target is only 7%, rather than 6% or lower.
(14) I’m not sure where we are on the chart, or when the next comedy doldrums is, but he’ll tell you, and what will rise to take its place.
(15) So far this year, 40 companies have raised £5.7bn after the market for new shares went into overdrive following years in the doldrums, figures supplied by Thomson Reuters show.
(16) Despite increasing police crackdowns, yakuza membership is rising amid richer pickings from extortion, prostitution, drug smuggling, property deals and even stock market transactions as the Japanese economy emerges from the doldrums.
(17) Prices have now increased by 8.6%, or £13,000, since January 2009, when the housing market was in the doldrums, and the society said that unless they fall next month, the annual rate of house price inflation would return to double figures for the first time since May 2007.
(18) Business lending remains in the doldrums despite the economic recovery after the Bank of England's Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) recorded another poor performance in the second quarter.
(19) Having only recently engaged with the care sector in our role as brand consultants to the National Skills Academy for Social Care , we have a few thoughts on how social care might begin to climb its way out of the doldrums.
(20) For anyone seeking out an archetype for Doldrums Britain, Corby has much to offer, at first glance at least.
(n.) An indefinite feeling of uneasiness, or of being sick or ill at ease.
(1) An 18 yr old previously well male Taiwanese was admitted with malaise, anorexia, and jaundice for two weeks.
(2) Malaise, fatigability, low-grade fever, aching chest pain and mild cough lasting a few days to a few weeks are usual.
(3) Like low blood pressure after a heart attack, then, cheap oil should arguably be regarded not as a sign of rude health, but rather as a consequence of malaise.
(4) Symptoms most commonly associated with radiation sickness, such as malaise, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dysphagia, dermatitis, and depleted hemopoietic elements, are usually seen late in the course of radiation therapy or shortly thereafter.
(5) Both presented with abdominal pain and malaise, with hepatomegaly and a variable degree of hepatocellular dysfunction.
(6) A 39-year-old man born in Miyazaki Prefecture was admitted because of jaundice and general malaise of about 10 days' duration.
(7) Other rats tended to avoid the high fat to an extent that was greater than predicted by the theory, suggesting that the fat diet may have caused malaise.
(8) The effect during hypovolemia was evident when subjects had access to adulterated physiological saline, a solution more responsive to the PEG-induced need state, and quinine group behavior was not easily explained in terms of the tastes of quinine and saline combined together nor in terms of a posttreatment malaise effect.
(9) The second case, a 64-year-old man who had used ultrasonic humidifier in his living room, was admitted for 8 weeks with an illness characterized by cough, low fever and general malaise on 22 January 1987.
(10) Faced with such systemic social, economic and environmental malaise we need to build a broad base of campaign leaders from across civil society – people from major non-profits, trade unions and environmental, social justice and faith groups.
(11) Seven of the 12 patients had therapy stopped because of complications; severe malaise and nausea (three cases), decreased renal function (three cases), and blindness (one case).
(12) Toxic reactions included pyrexia, headache, and malaise, which were mild to moderate.
(13) Central to Europe's economic malaise is that its banks are in poor shape.
(14) Two cues, either size or flavor of food pellet, were conditionally paired with either malaise induced by x-ray or pain induced by shock in four groups of rats.
(15) Common clinical symptoms were headache (60%), exertional dyspnea (42%), dizziness (36%), and malaise or weakness (34%).
(16) Interestingly, their report, Tax Evasion Across Industries: Soft Credit Evidence From Greece, which documents the hidden, non-taxed economy, blames the current malaise not on dodgy taxi drivers or moonlighting refuse collectors, but on the professional classes.
(17) The baby was fed breast milk only when the mother became acutely ill with fever, arthralgia and malaise.
(18) The English have escaped from the stifling post-imperial malaise to provide a political and economic system which is both continuous and dynamic, attracting capital and enterprise from all over the world.
(19) It’s not a strange side effect of Brexit malaise – it’s World Yoga Day.
(20) An indication of the general malaise in the regional market is shown by the Evening Post's circulation slip of 10.9% year on year in the six months to last December, to 34,851 .