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  Definition of languish
  1. become feeble; "The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon"
  2. lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; "After her husband died, she just pined away"
  3. have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
Similar Words: fade, pine away, waste, ache, yearn, yen, pine

 

Hyponyms: die

 

Derivational Morphology: attenuation, fading, languisher, wastage, pining, hankering, yen, longer, thirster, yearner, longing, yearning

 

 
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