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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. Go down 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: slumps, slumping, 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, swag, worsening

Encyclopedia: Slump