Definition of languish:
pass, neutralise, desolate, yearn, hunger, smart, knock off, waste, neutralize, desire, sink, pine, fleet, yen, blow, lay waste to, fade, consume, ravage, fail, hurt, pine away, deteriorate, scourge, do in, fizzle, need, wither, ache, macerate, run off, pass off, strong, increase, blow over, degenerate, weaken, flag, suffer, squander, health, devastate, ware, liquidate, melt, emaciate, evanesce, wane, decline, want, long, hanker, droop, rot.
- "The Shadow of the Cathedral", Vicente Blasco Ibaņez.
- "A History of English Literature Elizabethan Literature", George Saintsbury.
If he gain the victory, he generally has only to begin again and fight anew, till the war is over; if he be beaten, he may probably lose his life upon the spot, or be taken prisoner by the enemy, in which case he may languish several months in a dreary prison, in want of all the necessaries of life.- "The History of Sandford and Merton", Thomas Day.