languishes


languishes
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

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • languish — [[t]læ̱ŋgwɪʃ[/t]] languishes, languishing, languished 1) VERB If someone languishes somewhere, they are forced to remain and suffer in an unpleasant situation. [V prep/adv] Pollard continues to languish in prison... [V prep/adv] No one knows for… …   English dictionary

  • Taslima Nasrin — Infobox Writer name = Taslima Nasrin imagesize = 153px caption = Taslima Nasrin pseudonym = birthdate = Birth date and age|1962|8|25|df=y birthplace = Mymensingh, East Pakistan deathdate = deathplace = occupation = Author, Poet, Columnist… …   Wikipedia

  • Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 — The Criminal Law Amendment Act 1885 (48 49 Vict. c.69), or An Act to make further provision for the Protection of Women and Girls, the suppression of brothels, and other purposes , was the latest in a 25 year series of legislation in the United… …   Wikipedia

  • Venetian Theatre — Infobox Historic building caption= name= Venetian Theatre location town=Hillsboro, Oregon location country=United States architect= client= engineer= construction start date=1925 completion date=1925 date demolished= cost= structural system=… …   Wikipedia

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt: First Inaugural Address — ▪ Primary Source       Saturday, March 4, 1933       I am certain that my fellow Americans expect that on my induction into the Presidency I will address them with a candor and a decision which the present situation of our Nation impels. This is… …   Universalium

  • Musica Studios — Industry Music entertainment Founded 1968 Headquarters Jakarta, Indonesia Website Musica Studios Musica Studios is an Indonesian music c …   Wikipedia

  • languish — lan|guish [ˈlæŋgwıʃ] v [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: languir, from [i]Latin languere] 1.) if someone languishes somewhere, they are forced to remain in a place where they are unhappy languish in ▪ Shaw languished in jail for fifteen years.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Languisher — Lan guish*er, n. One who languishes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Belfast — This article is about the capital of Northern Ireland. For other uses, see Belfast (disambiguation). Coordinates: 54°35′49″N 5°55′48″W / 54.597°N 5.930°W / …   Wikipedia

  • Gilles Deleuze — Full name Gilles Deleuze Born 18 January 1925 Paris, France Died 4 November 1995(1995 11 04) (aged 70) Paris, France …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.