(v. i.) To become languid or weak; to lose strength or animation; to be or become dull, feeble or spiritless; to pine away; to wither or fade.
(v. i.) To assume an expression of weariness or tender grief, appealing for sympathy.
(v. i.) To cause to droop or pine.
(n.) See Languishiment.
(1) While it is true that Clinton’s favorability rating is languishing among all voters, her favorability among Democrats is as robust as Biden’s, at nearly 75% .
(2) But life is very difficult now.” Urmani motions to the river opposite, languishing green and motionless.
(3) For decades it languished all but forgotten, save for Hollywood using its storm drains in films such as Grease and Terminator 2 .
(4) He had a lot more fire in him than I think that I’ve seen.” Bush has nonetheless found himself spiraling from a once-presumed nominee to languishing in single-digits, as his former ally Marco Rubio has risen as a viable alternative for the Republican establishment.
(5) China remains a key challenge for Nokia, with its market share languishing at 3.5%.
(6) We are continuing to see heart wrenching reports of sexual abuse and assault, self-harm and hopelessness of refugees detained on Nauru and Manus Island with over 2,000 people left to languish in detention,” Szoke said.
(7) We've said, in relation to young people, we shouldn't be letting them languish out of work.
(8) He spent a lot of the year languishing outside the top 10, failing to beat any of the players above him, and in November he suffered a humiliating 6-0, 6-1 defeat to Federer in front of a London crowd at the 02 Arena.
(9) Read more If Africa continued missing out on the full benefits of its mineral wealth by exporting its resources in their raw or semi-raw form, said Mugabe, people would remain unemployed and languishing “in extreme poverty”.
(10) A decade ago, Glasgow languished as " the murder capital of western Europe ", with rates of knife crime and homicide more than double those in London, but its homicide rate has fallen by a third since the early 2000s, and violent crime is also decreasing.
(11) Schools languished too long in that situation, and that’s one reason why the Labour party first brought in the academy model: to help such schools.
(12) Holland, who are languishing in fourth in Iceland’s qualifying group, have 1,138,860.
(13) One example: over three days last week we tried to find a scarce bed for a mentally ill and highly distressed 17-year-old languishing for far too many hours in an A&E department.
(14) Now, millions of working people who would otherwise be languishing in abject poverty depend on these tax credits.
(15) Perhaps he had thousands of works by forgotten artists he couldn't sell languishing in storerooms.
(16) She said as prime minster, she had achieved major reforms that had languished under Rudd, including putting a price on carbon, a tax on the mining and resources industry, a national broadband network and health reform.
(17) Her gladiatorial, win-every-day, with-us-or-against-us style was aimed at one thing: dragging the Coalition’s primary vote up from where it was languishing at the time, 35%.
(18) It is unconscionable that she languished in prison for years while those allegedly implicated by the information she revealed still haven’t been brought to justice.” But the commutation was condemned by leading Republicans.
(19) After languishing in third place for much of the campaign , the Liberals, led by Justin Trudeau - son of former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau - seem set to return to power.
(20) He didn’t languish in movie jail like Mickey Rourke; he didn’t fall off the map for a decade like Dennis Hopper.
(n.) A state of the body or mind which is caused by exhaustion of strength and characterized by a languid feeling; feebleness; lassitude; laxity.
(n.) Any enfeebling disease.
(n.) Listless indolence; dreaminess. Pope.
(1) (3) In the standing and sitting combined working group, "stiffness", "pain" and "languor" of waist were recognized complicatedly in the dentists experienced over 30 years, and their rates were in high degree.
(2) When mask-like facial expressions, demarche a petit pas, and languor in her lower extremities did not recur during the next menstruation, bromocriptine treatment was discontinued.
(3) The oppressive languor of the Russian summer becomes a guarantee that nothing can ever be resolved.
(4) Every scene is languorous, as if the director has created a reality for his actors, and then filmed it over five months.
(5) Partly this was a sense that society would go soft with success, or, like the Malays, surrender to the easy languor of the tropics.
(6) It is Gauguinesque in style, languorous rather than lascivious, more symbolist than sexual.
(7) Under Serra’s leadership, tens of thousands of Native Americans across Alta California, as the region was then known, were absorbed into Catholic missions – places said by one particularly rapturous myth-maker in the 19th century to be filled with “song, laughter, good food, beautiful languor, and mystical adoration of the Christ”.
(8) But there's an atmosphere here that lingers, without doubt; a languor that wraps itself around the listener deliciously and dangerously.
(9) The driver, a young man in a brown hoodie with a Cleopatra cigarette drooping from his lips, stared languorously at us through the window as we explained our request.
(10) Living it up in a dream of Italian aristocratic languor, the Twombly of the 60s was, in a sense, pursuing a classic American lifeplan – but by the same token, he was quite out of step with the American avant-garde.
(11) Her voice is languorous but punctuated by the odd harshly stressed word.
(12) Jones is dressed in a black flying suit and airman’s hat, and there are no signs of diva behaviour, unless you count the occasional coquettish eye-slide or languorous drawl.
(13) Directed by Spain's Fernando Trueba, it's a contemplative, languorous tale centred on a semi-retired sculptor (played by French screen veteran Jean Rochefort ) living in the Pyrenees during the second world war.
(14) She has a Rothmans cigarette constantly dangling languorously between her fingers (she once said of a potentially boring time in Kuwait: "I was politically conscious and a chain smoker - I needed no other diversions").
(15) It's shot in languorous, long takes, allowing you to absorb the intricacies of body language at your leisure, though with more composition and focus than something shot on handheld.
(16) (2) In the sitting working group, "stiffness", "pain" and "languor" of waist were recognized complicatedly.
(17) Still, I got more derision for liking the 19th-century-set film The House of Tolerance , about a Parisian bordello called L'Apollonide, where prostitutes provide wealthy men with languorous services.
(18) A black mop of shiny hair frames a face with a permanently furrowed brow, and yet there is something languorous about him.
(19) It arrived, characteristically, when least expected – just as the country was winding down with office Christmas parties ahead of the customary hazy summer languor of cricket, family gatherings and beach.
(20) After a while, languor spread to other parts of her body as well, and she was examined on April 5, 1991.