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slump

noun

1 slump

A noticeable deterioration in performance or quality:
— The team went into a slump.

synonyms: drop-off, falling off, falloff, slack.

Roget 306: descent, descension, declension, declination; fall; falling etc. v.; slump; drop, plunge, plummet, cadence; subsidence, ... show more



2 slump

A long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment.

synonyms: depression, economic crisis.

Dutch: handelscrisis
Polish: faza depresji

verb

1 slump

Assume a drooping posture or carriage.

synonym: slouch.

2 slump

Fall or sink heavily:
— He slumped onto the couch.

synonyms: sink, slide down.

Roget 306: descend; go down, drop down, come down; fall, gravitate, drop, slip, slide, rappel, settle; plunge, plummet, ... show more

Dutch: schranken, uitzakken, verzakken

3 slump

Fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly.

synonyms: fall off, sink.

Dutch: afbrokkelen, inzakken, zakken

4 slump

Go down in value:
— Prices slumped.

synonyms: correct, decline.


Moby thesaurus: arrear, arrearage, arrears, bad times, be found wanting, bear market, bearish market, beat down, boom, bottoming out, break, business cycle, business fluctuations, bust, cadence, catabasis, catenary, cave, cave in, cheapen ... show more.

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