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  1. Languishingadjective

    Suffering neglect; neglected.

  2. Languishingadjective

    Continuing in a weak or deteriorating state; lingering.


  1. languishingadjective

    lacking of vigor or spirit.

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  1. Languishing

    of Languish

  2. Languishingadjective

    becoming languid and weak; pining; losing health and strength

  3. Languishingadjective

    amorously pensive; as, languishing eyes, or look

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of languishing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of languishing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of languishing in a Sentence

  1. Jibran Nasir:

    For 10 days, the parents were languishing between the police station and government authorities and different political parties, they were not being given any time until it went viral. That is the real unfortunate thing over here.

  2. Sheila Forman:

    The pandemic took its toll ; we are languishing, some of us are languishing more than others.

  3. Daren Blomquist:

    May foreclosure numbers are a classic good news-bad news scenario, with the number of homeowners starting the foreclosure process stabilizing at pre-housing crisis levels but the number of homeowners actually losing their homes to foreclosure still well above pre-crisis levels and on the rise, lenders and courts are pushing through stubborn foreclosure cases that have been languishing in foreclosure limbo for years as options to prevent foreclosure are exhausted or left untapped.

  4. Johann Kaspar Lavater:

    There are many kinds of smiles, each having a distinct character. Some announce goodness, and sweetness, others betray sarcasm, bitterness, and pride; some soften the countenance by their languishing tenderness, others brighten by their spiritual vivacity.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    The notion that I am content as I celebrate with American citizens languishing in Iranian jails, Major, that's nonsense, and you should know better, i've met with the families of some of those folks. Nobody's content.

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