Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The little baby also languished, sharing its mother's depressed condition.

Have we pined and languished for this happiness, Pyke, or have we not?'

Of course, he was arrested and languished in jail in utter agony and despair.

And so, I languished for weeks, suffering from thirst and burning pains and hunger.

So long as your Marquis languished for you, there was nothing you could not have done with the fool.

On every hand love lurked, lingered, languished, but not for her.

The District society never has languished since its organization in 1868.

And Love in Babylon languished in the drawer for three months.

I should have languished away if I had not succeeded in gratifying my passion.

But I languished so much that they did not think me fit to eat.