Definition of languishing
OTHER WORDS FROM languishinglan·guish·ing·ly, adverbhalf-lan·guish·ing, adjectiveun·lan·guish·ing, adjective
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How to use languishing in a sentence
As it turns out, tech leaders are learning to evolve during this languishing outbreak.3 CEOs on how technology has transformed leadership in the COVID era|Sy Mukherjee|December 2, 2020|Fortune
To this day, Tavakoli is languishing in prison for nothing more than demanding basic human rights.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It simultaneously reveals the absurdity of dictatorship and gives comfort to those languishing under an impossible reality.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Languishing in a prison cell in southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz, 21-year-old Razie Ebrahimi awaits her date with the gallows.
Goodlatte chairs the House Judiciary Committee, where JASTA now sits languishing.Exclusive: Chiquita Is Blocking a 9/11 Victims’ Bill|Tim Mak|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dissidents languishing in prison must know that they are not forgotten.
If he had expected to find her languishing, reproachful, or indulging in sentimental tears, he must have been greatly surprised.
His cheeks were the color of crushed grapes, and his dusky eyes glowed with a languishing fire.
At that moment I saw him suffering because of me; I saw his eyes languishing, his lips pale and parched with fever.Chicot the Jester|Alexandre Dumas, Pere
These institutions were languishing for support, and in a great degree destitute of the public sympathy.Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions|George S. Boutwell
I wrote to you, mentioning him lightly; I did not dare confide in you, and I was languishing for some word of him.The Rake's Progress|Marjorie Bowen