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English definition of “slough”


noun [S] (SADNESS)    /slaʊ/ US  /sluː/ /slaʊ/ literary
a mental state of deep sadness and no hope : She seems unable to pull herself out of this deep slough of self-pity .Sadness and regret
(Definition of slough noun (SADNESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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