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


The gray atmosphere follows, but the day first languishes in yourself.

Raimond, of Toulouse, languishes the victim of a pestilential fever.

Doubtless he now is dead, or languishes in the cell of some State prison.

What can be the reason that all flourishes there, and all languishes here?

Somewhere, I am sure, in some dark vault or cellar, it languishes.

The child, now unable to cry any more, languishes and is quiet.

Bashan languishes, and Carmel; and the flower of Lebanon languishes.

Plenty is at our doorstep, but a generous use of it languishes in the very sight of the supply.

The public ear has become dainty, fastidious, hypercritical; hence the Ballad-Singer languishes and dies.

Jealousy cannot move her into anger; she languishes in concealed sorrow, when she thinks herself forgotten.