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(verb, noun, adj.)


There are 5 meanings of the word Languishing.

Languishing - 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"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Become feeble

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

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Languishing - as a noun

The act of one who languishes.

Languishing - as an adjective

Lacking of vigor or spirit.

Example Sentences

"The old house stood empty and languishing."
"She found herself languishing in a prison cell."
"The team's star player has been languishing on the bench due to an injury."
"The company's stock has been languishing for months."
"His career has been languishing since he lost his job."
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Word Game Points

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

LANGUISHING has a SCRABBLE points total of 16.

Is LANGUISHING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, languishing is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
LANGUISHING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 21.

Is LANGUISHING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, languishing is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
LANGUISHING has a WORDFEUD points total of 19.

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