Definition of Languishments

1. Noun. (plural of languishment) ¹



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Definition of Languishments

1. languishment [n] - See also: languishment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Languishments

languets
languette
languettes
languid
languidly
languidness
languidnesses
languish
languished
languisher
languishers
languishes
languishing
languishingly
languishment
languishments (current term)
languishness
languisht
languor
languorous
languorously
languorousness
languors
languour
languourous
languours
langur
langure
langured
langures

Literary usage of Languishments

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1. Puritan and Anglican: Studies in Literature by Edward Dowden (1901)
"The " amorous languishments" of Crashaw may for a time melt our will in a divine voluptuousness; and then it comes to our recollection that the great saints ..."

2. Magnalia Christi Americana: Or, The Ecclesiastical History of New-England by Cotton Mather (1855)
"He fell into some languishments attended with a fever, which in a few days ... It was in these languishments that, speaking about the work of the gospel ..."

3. The Practical Works by David Clarkson (1865)
"It will still keep it under pains, weaknesses, languishments ; and will, in fine, make it sick unto death. And should this have a being, a quiet abode, ..."

4. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900 by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1908)
"From me he took his sighs and tears, From thee his pride and cruelty; From me his languishments and fears, And every killing dart from thee. ..."

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