doldrums/depressive atmosphere

Discussion in 'WR Thesaurus' started by andkan, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. andkan New Member

    English - U.S.
    This isn't going to give much description - but the exact word for this eludes me! It's a word describing a dismal atmosphere or when there's just a general ambience of melancholy, gloom, or despondence. Keep in mind, this is a word for the atmosphere - not the depression itself. Thanks!
  2. Cagey post mod (English Only / Latin)

    English - US
    I wonder whether you are thinking of miasma.

    If you give us a sentence or two, that will help people think of possibilities.
  3. andkan New Member

    English - U.S.
    That's it!
    Thanks a bunch! It's been niggling at the back of my head the entire day.
  4. Perictione Member

    Doldrums, miasma, apathy, ennui, slump..
    Now I'm sleepy. :D

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