Definition of Languishers

1. Noun. (plural of languisher) ¹



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Definition of Languishers

1. languisher [n] - See also: languisher

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Languishers

langue
langued
languente
langues
languet
languets
languette
languettes
languid
languidly
languidness
languidnesses
languish
languished
languisher
languishers (current term)
languishes
languishing
languishingly
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languishments
languishness
languisht
languor
languorous
languorously
languorousness
languors
languour
languourous

Literary usage of Languishers

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1. Memoirs of the Beauties of the Court of Charles the Second: With Their by Jameson (Anna) (1838)
"The languishers were those who, being dull by nature, or at least not bright, affected an extreme softness—lounged and lolled —simpered and sighed—lisped or ..."

2. The Rambler: In Three Volumes by Samuel Johnson (1823)
"These unhappy languishers in obscurity should be furnished with such accounts of the employments of people of the world, as may engage them in their several ..."

3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"... languishers and rebels, are the lineal precursors of the "Spectator." Children, too, win an audience. That really wonderful essay (which Thackeray has ..."

4. The Guardian by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1804)
"... and languishers. I happened the other day to pass by a gentleman's * Probably Dr. Young was the author of this paper. ..."

5. William Wetmore Story and His Friends: From Letters, Diaries, and Recollections by Henry James (1903)
"... episode: that William Story had not, like so many young votaries of chisel and brush, young languishers for Italy and " art," to react against the ugly, ..."

6. Richard Steele by Richard Steele (1894)
"But I am none of your languishers ; I am not known in town, and if I misbehave, 'tis but being sent back again to my small beer and three-halfpenny commons; ..."

7. The Works of Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy (1825)
"These unhappy languishers in obscurity should be furnished with such accounts of the employments of people of the world, as may engage them in their several ..."

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