Part of speech:
Feeling or showing a yearning
Slow to perform or respond to stimulation.
The definition of melancholy is someone or something that is sad or gloomy.
Allowing movement or action only at a low speed:
Lacking in vigour or expression.
Ache means to feel persistent sadness, pain, discomfort or desire, either physically or mentally.
Waste is defined as to destroy, wear away or use up.
(Sports) To swerve from a straight course, especially in the direction of a slice.
To cause to shrivel or fade.
To cause to droop or lose freshness:
To roll about or lie relaxed, as in mud, dust, or water
To experience, undergo, or feel (something painful, injurious, or unpleasant):
To fall or drop to a lower level, especially to go down slowly or in stages:
To spend (a period of time) idly, slowly, etc.
To lose strength; grow weak or tired
To faint is defined as to pass out or to lose consciousness for a period of time.
To be lacking or insufficient; fall short
To bend or sag gradually:
To cause to taper.
To diminish or impair in quality, character, or value:
To cause to decrease or diminish.
To want sexually
To feel hunger; be hungry; need food
To make or become weak or weaker
To fall below a normal or desirable state, especially functionally or morally; deteriorate:
(Dated) To use or employ to good purpose; to turn to profitable account.
To allow (something) to develop or increase by a natural process:
To grow vigorously; succeed; thrive; prosper
To grow vigorously; flourish:
Want is defined as to feel a wish, desire or need for something.
To be in need or want.
Increase is defined as to become bigger or greater.
Intellectually weak or obtuse; stupid.
To pain; to grieve; to vex.
Find another word for languishing. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for languishing, like: longing, droopy, sluggish, pining, melancholy, slow, weak, sad, aching, wasting and fading.