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What is another word for drooping?

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Adjective
Hanging downwards, especially limping
“Its purple foliage with drooping clusters of berries in autumn makes it a winter garden staple.”
Adjective
(of clothing) Very loose-fitting, so as to hang away from the body
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Worn out
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Feeling sad and dispirited
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Shrivelled, shrunken or faded, especially due to lack of water
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Becoming tired or declining in strength
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Feeling dizzy and close to losing consciousness
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Shriveling
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Unwell or in ill health
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In a period of decrease or decline
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Present participle for to bend or hang downwards limply
“Mopheads bloom in solid masses, their clusters often so heavy that they cause their stems to droop and bend.”
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Present participle for to lose strength or become weaker
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“A few days later, the color fades, and when the flowers begin to droop, it is hard to remember how glorious they once were.”
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(rare) Present participle for to lose all energy, enthusiasm or happiness
“But wherefore do you droop? Why look you sad?”
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Present participle for to close or shut in a downward motion, especially of one's eyelids
“My eyelids would droop and I would drift off.”
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Present participle for to slump or fall heavily into something
“He shifted, carefully letting her droop into the couch cushion with a small noise of protest.”
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Present participle for to move or act listlessly and aimlessly, especially due to unhappiness or boredom
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Present participle for to diminish the confidence or courage of
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Present participle for to linger behind or wander from a main line or part
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(nod off) Present participle for to fall asleep
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Present participle for to bend the head or upper part of the body as a sign of respect, greeting, or shame
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Present participle for to change direction as a result of entering a different medium
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Present participle for to feel or show fear or apprehension
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Present participle for to cover completely with water
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Present participle for to physically give way under force or pressure
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Present participle for to be in, or move into, a sloping position
Noun
An act or instance of drooping
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