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Definition of "languishment" [lan•guish•ment]

  • The state of languishing. (noun)
  • Tenderness of look or mien; amorous pensiveness. (noun)

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Use "languishment" in a sentence
  • "Oh, clouded wilderness of death, into whose embrace we must all fall - you are the very essence of mystery and languishment."
  • "The first person that addressed them was Captain Aresby, who, with his usual delicate languishment, smiled upon Cecilia, and softly whispering,"
  • "Presently he shifted his hands to her slender waist, when his finger tips sank into the soft folds of her middle, breeding languishment, and he fell a trembling like the"