1. [ noun ] (economics) a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
Synonyms: stagnation stagnancy

"economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic stagnation"

Related terms: inaction recession commercial_enterprise art idle stagnate stagnate
2. [ noun ] (meteorology) a belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific
Synonyms: the_doldrums
Related terms: wind
Similar spelling:   Dolder