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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Expressive of languor; indicating tender, sentimental emotion: as, a languishing look or sigh.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Becoming languid and weak; pining; losing health and strength.
  • adjective Amorously pensive; indicating melancholy.
  • adjective Suffering neglect; neglected.
  • adjective Continuing in a weak or deteriorating state; lingering.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective lacking of vigor or spirit.
  • verb Present participle of languish.

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