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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

Slump? I ain't in no slump... I just ain't hitting.
Yogi Berra

I was in a very deep, dark slump, and I needed to find a way to get myself out of it. I had to force myself back out into life, back out into experiencing things.
Shania Twain

When you're in a slump, you do something different, just to try it. I remember one time I was in a slump, and I borrowed one of Henry Aaron's bats and hit two homers. I used my own bats the next night. I just needed a change.
Joe Torre
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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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