Origin of languishment
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Examples from the Web for languishment
There is more in disease than the mere pang and languishment.Hypolympia
Without health life is only a languishment and an image of death.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.
In whom can hardness of heart, sloth, rancour, languishment stand before that name?The Mediaeval Mind (Volume I of II)
Henry Osborn Taylor
He seems to have wasted life in discontent, by the rage of neglected pride, and the languishment of unsatisfied desire.The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes
Sophia's beauty, which derived piquancy from a certain Oriental languishment of manner, was every where the theme of admiration.