English → English - languish

Pronunciation
n. act of languishing; melancholy gaze, yearning look
v. weaken, droop, wither; suffer neglect, suffer hardship; pine away, yearn for, long for

English → Spanish - languish

Pronunciation
s. Languidecer; pudrirse; consumirse; ponerse sentimental; añoranza, aspiración
v. languidecer; demacrarse, desmadejarse, extenuarse; perecer

English → French - languish

Pronunciation
n. un manque; une faiblesse; languir quelqu'un
v. s'affaiblir; dégénérer; dépérir; se morfondre; s'étioler; se languir; être alangui, devenir langoureux

English → German - languish

Pronunciation
n. Erschlaffung, Ermattung; Lustlosigkeit; trauriger Gesichtsausdruck
v. ermatten, erschlaffen, erlahmen, schmachten, dahinsiechen, welken

English → Indonesian - languish

Pronunciation
n. kelemahan, kelembutan, kelembekan
v. merana, layu: menjadi layu, tersiksa

English → Italian - languish

Pronunciation
s. languore, struggimento
v. languire, indebolirsi, illanguidirsi; illanguidire, affievolirsi; struggersi, patire; assumere un'aria languida

English → Polish - languish

Pronunciation
v. omdleć, obumierać, schnąć, pokutować, omdlewać

English → Portuguese - languish

Pronunciation
s. enfraquecimento, afrouxamento; depressão, falta de vitalidade, degeneração; o resultado de ser esquecido, abandono
v. languescer, tornar-se lânguido; degenerar-se; penar, padecer; entristecer-se

English → Romanian - languish

Pronunciation
v. slăbi, ofili: se ofili, stinge: se stinge, tânji, lâncezi, stagna, suferi

English → Russian - languish

Pronunciation
с. томный вид, томность
г. вянуть, чахнуть; слабеть, ослабевать; разомлеть; изнывать; тосковать, томиться, принимать томный вид, принимать печальный вид; уменьшаться

English → Turkish - languish

Pronunciation
f. gevşemek, hali kalmamak, cansızlaşmak, durgunlaşmak, üzülmek, dert etmek, sürünmek, çürümek

English → Ukrainian - languish

Pronunciation
n. млосний вигляд, в'ялість
v. чахнути, знемагати, мліти, нидіти, томитися

English → Dutch - languish

Pronunciation
zn. (weg)kwijnen, verslappen, smachten (naar)
ww. verflauwen; weg-, (ver)-kwijnen (in de gevangenis van heimwee); (ver)smachten; loom; lusteloos

English → Greek - languish

Pronunciation
ρήμ. εξασθενώ, μαραίνομαι, λυώνω, μαραζώνω

English → Arabic - languish

Pronunciation
‏أضعف، وهن، فتر، ضنى، تفتر همته، هزل، ذبل‏

English → Chinese - languish

Pronunciation
(动) 憔悴, 苦思, 凋萎

English → Chinese - languish

Pronunciation
(動) 憔悴, 苦思, 凋萎

English → Hindi - languish

Pronunciation
n. मुरझाना, क्षीणता, शिथिल, दुर्बल, मंद
v. मुरझाना, क्षीण होना, शिथिल होना, दुर्बल होना, मंद होना

English → Japanese - languish

Pronunciation
(名) 不活発になること; 物思わしげな様子
(動) 不活発になる; センチメンタルな表情をする; 思いこがれる

English → Korean - languish

Pronunciation
동. 노곤해지다, 여위다, 시들다, 괴롭게 살다

English → Vietnamese - languish

Pronunciation
v. hao mòn, gầy mòn, suy nhược, tiều tụy, héo, úa, khao khát

Definition of languish

Pronunciation
Verb
1. Have a desire for something or someone who is not present.
She ached for a cigarette.
I am pining for my lover.
2. Lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief.
After her husband died, she just pined away.
3. Become feeble.
The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon.
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Verb Forms

Present participle: languishing
Present: languish (3.person: languishes)
Past: languished
Future: will languish
Present conditional: would languish
Present Perfect: have languished (3.person: has languished)
Past Perfect: had languished
Future Perfect: will have languished
Past conditional: would have languished
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