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down in the dumps is an emotional state of depression, immobilization, an act of vegetating, regressing.

It is obvious that you are depressed, admitting defeat, withdrawing.

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down in the dumpsSad; lacking engagement or enthusiasm.
down in the dumpsAn individual with a mindset or appearance of being dejected, depressed.
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