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Languish

Lan´guish
v. i.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.
[imp. & p. p. Languished ; p. pr. & vb. n. Languishing.]
We . . . do languish of such diseases.
- 2 Esdras viii. 31.
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.
3.To be neglected and unattended to; as, the proposal languished on the director's desk for months.
1.To cause to droop or pine.
n.1.See Languishment.
What, of death, too,
That rids our dogs of languish?
- Shak.
And the blue languish of soft Allia's eye.
- Pope.
Verb1.languish - lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; "After her husband died, she just pined away"
Synonyms: pine away, waste
2.languish - have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
Synonyms: pine, yen, ache, yearn
3.languish - become feeble; "The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon"
Synonyms: fade
abate, ablate, bate, be eaten away, become suicidal, break, cave in, collapse, come apart, come unstuck, conk out, consume, consume away, corrode, crumble, decrease, deliquesce, desiccate, despair, despond, deteriorate, die away, diminish, disintegrate, dive, drop, drop off, dry up, dwindle, ebb, erode, fade, fade away, faint, fall, fall away, fall off, fizzle out, flag, give out, give way, go downhill, go soft, go to pieces, hit rock bottom, hit the skids, lessen, let up, lose heart, lose strength, melt away, peak, peg out, peter out, pine, plumb the depths, plummet, plunge, poop out, reach the depths, run down, run low, sag, sear, shrink, shrivel, subside, tail off, touch bottom, wane, waste away, weaken, wear, wear away, wear thin, wilt, wither away, wizen, yield
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