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droop

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of droop

  1. the extent to which something hangs or dips below a straight line tighten the line at the top of the banner so there won't be so much droop Synonyms sag, hang, slack, slacknessRelated Words floppiness, laxity, laxness, limpness, loosenessNear Antonyms rigidity, rigidness, tautness, tenseness, tension, tightness


droop

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of droop

  1. 1 to be limp from lack of water or vigor the flowers drooped on their stalks in the blazing sun Synonyms flag, hang, loll, sag, swag, wilt Related Words slouch, slump; cave (in), collapse, crumple, drop, fall, sink, subside, yield Near Antonyms distend, stiffen; rise, straighten, unbend, uncurl

  2. 2 to lose bodily strength or vigor as the afternoon wore on, we started to droop Synonyms decay, weaken, emaciate, fade, fail, flag, go, lag, languish, sag, sink, waste (away), wilt, witherRelated Words break down, wear out; yield; degenerate, deteriorate, rot, run downNear Antonyms convalesce, rally, rebound, recover, recuperate; gain


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