What is another word for languishing?

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Adjective
Lacking in energy, spirit, liveliness or vitality
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Having constant bad luck in romance
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Becoming tired or less dynamic
“She was instrumental in the revival of his languishing career.”
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Behaving oddly, or as though in distress, due to being overcome by feelings of love
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Experiencing difficulties and likely to fail
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In poor health
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Having or showing a yearning desire
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Excessively sentimental or emotional
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Of or relating to love, especially sexual love
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Too good for
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The expression of sorrow for someone's death
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Present participle for to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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“Get it right and no one notices; get it wrong and plants languish and die in boggy beds, huge puddles kill lawn, and in the worst case scenario you awake to the slap and gurgle of water in the basement.”
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Present participle for be forced to remain in an unpleasant place or situation
“There is a paragraph in the appellant's submissions that refers to the unacceptability of simply allowing a person to languish in detention.”
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Present participle for pine with love or grief
“I have seen children all over the world languishing for love, and care, and giving.”
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Present participle for to become weaker or of poorer quality
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(of a business) Present participle for to go bankrupt
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Present participle for live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, unchallenging way
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Present participle for to become inactive or unchanging
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Present participle for to think deeply about something that makes one unhappy, angry, or worried
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Present participle for to sleep for longer than planned
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Present participle for wander about listlessly and aimlessly because of unhappiness or boredom
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Present participle for to experience sudden and severe fatigue, especially in endurance sports
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Present participle for to lose energy or become fatigued
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Present participle for to act in a dreamily infatuated manner
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