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Noun: doldrums  dówl-drumz
  1. (art) a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)
    "economic growth of less than 1% per year is considered to be economic doldrums";
    - stagnation, stagnancy
     
  2. A belt of calms and light winds between the northern and southern trade winds of the Atlantic and Pacific

Type of: air current, current of air, inaction, inactiveness, inactivity, wind

Encyclopedia: Doldrums