Definition of Languishing

Common misspellings:
  • languising (0.0%)
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Examples of usage:
  1. The steaming hall reeking with tobacco smoke and stale beer the men and women with painted faces and blackened eyes leering and languishing at each other the snatches of suggestive song and jest filled her with sudden disgust - Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice

  2. When languishing then under disease how grateful is the solace of our friends - Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson

  3. The motive which has throughout been associated with the metaphor of daylight is united with the languishing love motive and with No 4 of which three motives the following part is chiefly made up - Wagner's Tristan und Isolde by George Ainslie Hight