Languishing

Definition of Languishing

Lan´guish`ing
a.1.Becoming languid and weak; pining; losing health and strength.
2.Amorously pensive; indicating melancholy; as, languishing eyes, or look.
3.Suffering neglect; neglected.
4.Continuing in a weak or deteriorating state; lingering.

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