Complete Definition of "languish"

English
Etymology
From OF. languir.

Verb
en-verb|languish|es

  1. intransitive To lose strength and become weak
  2. intransitive To live in miserable or disheartening conditions

#* He languished in prison for years

  1. intransitive To be neglected

#* The case languished for years before coming to trial

  1. intransitive To pine away in longing for something

#* He languished without his girlfriend

  1. intransitive To affect a languid air in order to gain sympathy

Translations
trans-top|to lose strength and become weak
Japanese: åæ°ããªããªãï¼ãããããªããªã, genki ga nakunaruï¼
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trans-top|to live in miserable conditions
Finnish: kitua
Japanese: æ¨ãã«æ®ããï¼ã¿ããã«ããã, mijime ni kurasuï¼
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trans-top|to long for something
French: languir
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Category:English intransitive verbs

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