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English → English (WordNet) Definition: languish languish 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) Definition: Languishing Languishing \Lan"guish*ing\, a. 1. Becoming languid and weak; pining; losing health and strength. [1913 Webster] 2. Amorously pensive; indicating melancholy; as, languishing eyes, or look. [1913 Webster] 3. Suffering neglect; neglected. [PJC] 4. Continuing in a weak or deteriorating state; lingering. [PJC] 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 or fade. [1913 Webster] We . . . do languish of such diseases. --2 Esdras viii. 31. [1913 Webster] Cease, fond nature, cease thy strife, And let me languish into life. --Pope. [1913 Webster] For the fields of Heshbon languish. --Is. xvi. 8. [1913 Webster] 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. [PJC] Syn: To pine; wither; fade; droop; faint. [1913 Webster]


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