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Definition of "languishing" []

  • Lacking of vigor or spirit. (adjective)
  • Present participle of languish. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "languishing" in a sentence
  • "You're not any less 'credible' just because people getting published in languishing dead trees disagree with you."
  • "To me, they read with a practical air, perhaps reflecting the fact that they were once recited aloud from memory, perhaps reflecting a people without a lot of interest in languishing, musing, or waxing philosophically."
  • "Yes, my poor Orenburg shawl in languishing in favor of this beauty."