Origin of slump
OTHER WORDS FROM slumpun·slumped, adjectiveun·slump·ing, adjective
How to use slump in a sentence
We don’t get the full blow-by-blow of Diana’s strange engagement to a difficult and even cruelly neglectful Charles, played terrifically by Josh O’Connor, who is all doleful slumps and unseemly bouts of self-pity.The Charles and Diana saga weighs heavy on ‘The Crown,’ but Gillian Anderson’s Thatcher is a triumph|Hank Stuever|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
India’s banking system, which is reeling under a spate of corporate defaults, is facing a fresh wave of bad loans triggered by the Covid-19 slump.Turmoil at a small 93-year-old bank now threatens to disrupt India’s banking system|Prathamesh Mulye|October 9, 2020|Quartz
The global pandemic and resulting slump in the two economies can be blamed for part of the shortfall.This analyst says the U.S.-China trade deal targets were always ‘too aspirational’|Veta Chan|October 8, 2020|Fortune
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA’s online strategy helped it survive the Covid-19 slump in India.IKEA’s online strategy in India has paid off during the pandemic|Niharika Sharma|October 7, 2020|Quartz
The June jobs numbers also show the economic slump is still hitting some communities harder than others.
He then slumped to the floor, to the amazement of his audience, having departed this plane of earthly existence.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She slumped as their 18 year-old son, Eric Jr., escorted her up to the open coffin.
In the downstairs exhibit hall, attendees of all ages slumped on the white sofas like bleary-eyed rag dolls.
Then, the infamous “47 percent” video hits, and we cut to Romney slumped in a chair, holding his head in his hands.Inside ‘Mitt,’ Netflix’s All-Access Mitt Romney Documentary|Marlow Stern|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its stock has slumped over the past year, off by nearly one third.
Inside the Continental Exhibition Corporation one man was slumped over a desk, an automatic half-gripped in his inert hand.
But his action was just an instant too late, for the next moment, the old man slumped to the floor.
Belle Shaler slumped to the table, swung up on it, and lit a cigarette before she condescended to glance down at Flick.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
In the candle-light, palely golden and swaying, Eric saw Suzanne slumped limply in John's arms.The Medici Boots|Pearl Norton Swet
Indeed his feeling slumped down through indifference to dislike.The Boy Grew Older|Heywood Broun