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  • adj.weak
  • adj.pensive

synonyms for languishing

  • dull
  • tired
  • droopy
  • listless
  • sluggish

antonyms for languishing

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    How to use languishing in a sentence

    As it turns out, tech leaders are learning to evolve during this languishing outbreak.
    3 CEOS ON HOW TECHNOLOGY HAS TRANSFORMED LEADERSHIP IN THE COVID ERASY MUKHERJEEDECEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
    If he had expected to find her languishing, reproachful, or indulging in sentimental tears, he must have been greatly surprised.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    His cheeks were the color of crushed grapes, and his dusky eyes glowed with a languishing fire.
    THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
    At that moment I saw him suffering because of me; I saw his eyes languishing, his lips pale and parched with fever.
    CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
    These institutions were languishing for support, and in a great degree destitute of the public sympathy.
    THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
    I wrote to you, mentioning him lightly; I did not dare confide in you, and I was languishing for some word of him.
    THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
    There was stagnation in the great French seaports; hand in hand with commerce, both industry and trade were languishing.
    THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
    The Turkish peasants are not insensible to the degradation in which they are languishing.
    THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL 3 NO 3, MARCH 1863VARIOUS
    Nor were they languishing nor passionate, as if either demanding to be loved or expressing love.
    COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
    His lordship, after languishing for ten hours, died; and Mr. Campbell was then committed to the jail of Ayr to await his trial.
    THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
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    WORDS RELATED TO LANGUISHING

    • admiring
    • amorous
    • aphrodisiac
    • ardent
    • attracted
    • devoted
    • doting
    • erotic
    • fervent
    • fond
    • languishing
    • lovesick
    • loving
    • passionate
    • rapturous
    • romantic
    • sentimental
    • tender
    • wooing
    • yearning
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