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Definition of Slump

Slump

  1. To slide or slip on a declivity, so that the motion is perceptible; -- said of masses of earth or rock.
  2. To undergo a slump, or sudden decline or falling off; as, the stock slumped ten points.
  3. A falling or declining, esp. suddenly and markedly; a falling off; as, a slump in trade, in prices, etc.
  4. The gross amount; the mass; the lump.
  5. To lump; to throw into a mess.
  6. To fall or sink suddenly through or in, when walking on a surface, as on thawing snow or ice, partly frozen ground, a bog, etc., not strong enough to bear the person.
  7. A boggy place.
  8. The noise made by anything falling into a hole, or into a soft, miry place.

Slump Quotations

My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
Hank Aaron

I think if I heard someone else talking about their life, describing all the problems I've had, they'd look like they were through. Done. But there's something about me - I'm smiling. Those things are really not bad enough to put me in a slump. I'm smiling with the opportunity to wake up every morning.
Nas

If I'm in a slump, I ask myself for advice.
Ichiro Suzuki

Japan's beautiful seas and its territory are under threat, and young people are having trouble finding hope in the future amid economic slump. I promise to protect Japan's land and sea, and the lives of the Japanese people no matter what.
Shinzo Abe

To cure a batting slump, I took my bat to bed with me. I wanted to know my bat a little better.
Richie Ashburn
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Slump Translations

slump in French is baisse
slump in German is Preissturz, plumpsen
slump in Italian is crollo dei prezzi

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