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  • n. Plural form of languisher.


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  • Such people have a positive outlook on life, a sense of purpose and community, and are healthier than "languishers" - about 10 per cent of adults who don't feel good about themselves.

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  • I love a good banana bread, too, but have been searching for something else to do with the inevitable brown-speckled languishers in the fruit basket.

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  • I've been able to help plenty of the languishers and I tried to help Dawn.

    Devil's Waltz

  • These unhappy languishers in obscurity should be furnished with such accounts of the employments of people of the world, as may engage them in their several remote corners to a laudable imitation; or, at least, so far inform and prepare them, that if by any joyful change of situation they should be suddenly transported into the gay scene, they may not gape, and wonder, and stare, and be utterly at a loss how to behave and make a proper appearance in it.

    The Rambler, sections 55-112 (1750-1751); from The Works of Samuel Johnson in Sixteen Volumes, Vol. IV


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