- (of a person or other living thing) lose or lack vitality; grow weak or feeble；fail to make progress or be successful
verb: languish, 3rd person present: languishes, gerund or present participle: languishing, past tense: languished, past participle: languished
- 1. (of a person or other living thing) lose or lack vitality; grow weak or feeble plants may appear to be languishing simply because they are dormant 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ fail to make progress or be successful foreign stocks are still languishing
- ▪ archaic pine with love or grief she still languished after Richard 同義詞
- ▪ archaic assume or display a sentimentally tender or melancholy expression or tone when a visitor comes in, she smiles and languishes
- 2. suffer from being forced to remain in an unpleasant place or situation he has been languishing in jail since 1974 同義詞
- (of a person, animal, or plant) lose or lack vitality; grow weak: plants may appear to be languishing simply because they are dormant
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