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slump

slump

 
 
pronunciation:
sluhmp
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: slumped, slumping, slumps
definition 1: to sink down or fall with all one's weight.
She slumped into the hammock.
synonyms:
collapse, plop, sink
similar words:
fall, sag, tumble
definition 2: to deteriorate or fall off quickly.
Sales have slumped since the holidays.His enthusiasm slumped when his team lost again.
synonyms:
sag
antonyms:
boom, rally
similar words:
decline, decrease, deteriorate, diminish, drop, drop off, dwindle, fall, sink, slip
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sudden sinking or reduction, as in health, business activity, or interest.
Her health has been in a slump since she fell.
synonyms:
collapse, slide
antonyms:
boom, rise
definition 2: a long period of losing or playing a sport poorly.
The team was in a slump, having lost five games in a row.
derivation: slumping (adj.)