[lang-gwish-muh nt]

noun Archaic.

the act or state of languishing.
a languishing expression.

Origin of languishment

First recorded in 1535–45; languish + -ment Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for languishment

ennui, fatigue, boredom, tedium, languor, lethargy, lassitude, monotony, languishment

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