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blues

 
pronunciation:
bluz
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (used with a plural verb) a state of sadness.
I've had the blues since my dog died.
similar words:
depression
definition 2: (used with a singular or plural verb) a style of sad-sounding music with roots in African American folk music. Jazz and rock music developed from the blues.
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