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Verb: slump  slúmp
  1. Assume a drooping posture or carriage
    - slouch
  2. Fall or sink heavily
    "He slumped onto the couch";
    - slide down, sink
  3. Fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly
    "The real estate market slumped";
    - fall off, sink
  4. Fall in value
    "prices slumped";
    - decline, correct
Noun: slump  slúmp
  1. A noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
    "the team went into a slump";
    - slack, drop-off, falloff, falling off
  2. A long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
    - depression, economic crisis

Derived forms: slumping, slumps, slumped

Type of: break, cave in, collapse, come down, crisis, declension, decline in quality, descend, deterioration, droop, drop, economic condition, fall, fall in, flag, founder, give, give way, go down, sag, sink, swag, worsening

Encyclopedia: Slump