What is another word for languish?

1381 synonyms found


[ lˈaŋɡwɪʃ], [ lˈaŋɡwɪʃ], [ l_ˈa_ŋ_ɡ_w_ɪ_ʃ]

Languish is a word that often refers to a state of physical or emotional weakness or deprivation. Synonyms for languish might include terms such as wither, fade, wane, or wilt, which suggest a gradual loss of strength or vitality. Other synonyms might include words such as languor, torpor, or ennui, which suggest a more general sense of listlessness or apathy. Still other synonyms might include words such as suffer, pine, or ache, which suggest a more active experience of pain or distress. Ultimately, the choice of synonym will depend on the specific context in which the word is being used, as well as the intended meaning and tone of the message being conveyed.

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How to use "Languish" in context?

When someone languishes, they are inactive and unwilling to do anything. They might be in a taking a long time to respond or speak. A person can languish because they are feeling low or are not interested in anything. It can also be an intentional act where someone wants to avoid activity or confrontation.

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