Definitions for languish

Definitions for (verb) languish

Main entry: languish, fade

Definition: become feeble

Usage: The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon

Main entry: languish, pine away, waste

Definition: lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief

Usage: After her husband died, she just pined away

Main entry: pine, yearn, yen, languish, ache

Definition: have a desire for something or someone who is not present

Usage: She ached for a cigarette; I am pining for my lover

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