Meaning of languishing

lan•guish•ing

Pronunciation: (lang'gwi-shing), [key]
— adj.
  1. becoming languid, in any way.
  2. expressive of languor; indicating tender, sentimental melancholy: a languishing sigh.
  3. lingering: a languishing death.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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