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synonyms for languished

  • deteriorate
  • dwindle
  • fail
  • faint
  • rot
  • suffer
  • weaken
  • wither
  • brood
  • decline
  • desire
  • despond
  • ebb
  • fade
  • fag
  • flag
  • grieve
  • hanker
  • hunger
  • long
  • pine
  • repine
  • sicken
  • sigh
  • snivel
  • sorrow
  • tucker
  • waste
  • wilt
  • yearn
  • be disregarded
  • be neglected
  • conk out
  • die on vine
  • fag out
  • fizzle out
  • go soft
  • go to pieces
  • knock out
  • waste away
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antonyms for languished

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  • build
  • develop
  • grow
  • be happy
  • delight
  • despise
  • dislike
  • hate
  • improve
  • increase
  • rise
  • strengthen
  • flourish
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How to use languished in a sentence

The vintage hath mourned, the vine hath languished away, all the merry have sighed.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He was arrested, taken back to Paris, and cast into prison, where he languished for some time.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The country is destroyed, the ground hath mourned: for the corn is wasted, the wine is confounded, the oil hath languished.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Nor did he support exile with dignity; he languished like Cicero when doomed to a similar fate, and died of a broken heart.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Indeed, the greater part of the talk had been between Miss Angela and myself, and even that had languished.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
The child did not cry when it was thus abused, but thenceforth languished, and soon afterwards died.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
After this accident the creature languished for some time and died.
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE, VOL. 1GILBERT WHITE
And their companion languished up at him with a world of approval.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Anne and Charlotte drooped and languished; Branwell, too, was ill.
EMILY BRONTA. MARY F. (AGNES MARY FRANCES) ROBINSON
That monarch, easily the first comedian of his time, allowed no rivals on the mimic stage, and it languished during his reign.
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
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