Thesaurus > Related Words: languish

  Words related to languish

Related / Similar Words: fade, pine away, waste, ache, yearn, yen, pine

 

Definition:
  • become feeble; "The prisoner has be languishing for years in the dungeon";
  • lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief; "After her husband died, she just pined away";
  • have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover";

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    Hyponyms: die

     

    Derivational Morphology: attenuation, fading, languisher, wastage, pining, hankering, yen, longer, thirster, yearner, longing, yearning

     

     
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