languished


languished
lan·guish || 'læŋgwɪʃ n. act of languishing; melancholy gaze, yearning look v. weaken, droop, wither; suffer neglect, suffer hardship; pine away, yearn for, long for

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  • Languished — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • lan´guish|er — lan|guish «LANG gwihsh», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to grow weak; become weary; droop: »The flowers languished from lack of water. SYNONYM(S): wither, fade. 2. to become weak or wasted through pain, hunger, or other suffering; suffer under any… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lan|guish — «LANG gwihsh», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to grow weak; become weary; droop: »The flowers languished from lack of water. SYNONYM(S): wither, fade. 2. to become weak or wasted through pain, hunger, or other suffering; suffer under any unfavorable… …   Useful english dictionary

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