Doldrums and Outburst


Doldrums noun - A state of temporary inactivity.

Outburst is an antonym for doldrums.


Outburst noun - A sudden and usually temporary growth of activity.
Usage example: there was a remarkable outburst of work in the office as the visiting VIPs made their tour
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Synonyms for Outburst

Doldrums is an antonym for outburst.
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