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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Languishing(0.01292 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Languishing.
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; “After her
husband died, she just pined away” [syn: pine away, waste]
2: have a desire for something or someone who is not present;
“She ached for a cigarette”; “I am pining for my lover”
[syn: ache, yearn, yen, pine]
3: become feeble; “The prisoner has be languishing for years in
the dungeon” [syn: fade]
English → English (gcide)
Languishing \Lan"guish*ing\, a.
1. Becoming languid and weak; pining; losing health and
2. Amorously pensive; indicating melancholy; as, languishing
eyes, or look.
3. Suffering neglect; neglected.
4. Continuing in a weak or deteriorating state; lingering.
Languish \Lan"guish\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Languished; p. pr. &
vb. n. Languishing.] [OE. languishen, languissen, F.
languir, L. languere; cf. Gr. ? to slacken, ? slack, Icel.
lakra to lag behind; prob. akin to E. lag, lax, and perh. to
E. slack. See -ish.]
1. To become languid or weak; to lose strength or animation;
to be or become dull, feeble or spiritless; to pine away;
to linger in a weak or deteriorating condition; to wither
We . . . do languish of such diseases. --2 Esdras
Cease, fond nature, cease thy strife,
And let me languish into life. --Pope.
For the fields of Heshbon languish. --Is. xvi. 8.
2. To assume an expression of weariness or tender grief,
appealing for sympathy. --Tennyson.
3. To be neglected and unattended to; as, the proposal
languished on the director's desk for months.
Syn: To pine; wither; fade; droop; faint.