blue devils

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blue devils

pl n
1. a fit of depression or melancholy
2. an attack of delirium tremens

blue′ dev′ils


n.pl.
1. low spirits.
[1780–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blue devils - a state of depressionblue devils - a state of depression; "he had a bad case of the blues"
depression - a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity
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