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languishing

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

lacking bodily energy or motivation
  • his lingering sickness left him languishing and uninterested in his usual activities

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languishing

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of languishing (Entry 2 of 3)

as in decline, deterioration

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languishing

verb
present participle of languish

Synonyms & Antonyms of languishing (Entry 3 of 3)

to lose bodily strength or vigor
  • older people, especially, were languishing during the prolonged heat wave

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“Languishing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/languishing. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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