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There are 3 meanings of the word Languish.

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Languish - as a verb

Lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief

Example: "After her husband died, she just pined away"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
pine awaywaste8

Have a desire for something or someone who is not present

Example: "She ached for a cigarette"

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Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Become feeble

Example: "The prisoner has been languishing for years in the dungeon"

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Example Sentences

"After her injury, she had to languish in bed for weeks."
"The flowers are languishing without enough sun."
"He began to languish in prison for a crime he didn't commit."
"The abandoned building languished for years before being renovated."
"The old man's health began to languish as he grew older."
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Word Game Points

Is LANGUISH a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, languish is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

LANGUISH has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is LANGUISH a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, languish is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
LANGUISH has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 15.

Is LANGUISH a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, languish is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
LANGUISH has a WORDFEUD points total of 14.

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