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a blue funk
1. A melancholy, depressed, or dejected state. Jill has been in a blue funk ever since her wife moved out. Did you hear that Nick got rejected by his first-choice school? Yeah, he's really been in a blue funk over it. I've just been in a blue funk this week, so I decided to go to the botanical gardens to try to raise my spirits.
2. An extremely anxious, nervous, or fearful state. I was in a blue funk waiting to hear the outcome of the surgery. Oh man, that turbulence got us in a blue funk. I've never been so happy to be back on solid ground again! Are you still in a blue funk over the exam? I'm sure you did great.
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blue funk(ˈblu ˈfəŋk)
n. a state of depression. You’ve got to get out of your blue funk and get back to work.
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