Definition of Languished

1. Verb. (past of languish) ¹



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Definition of Languished

1. languish [v] - See also: languish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Languished

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languaging
langue
langued
languente
langues
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languette
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languid
languidly
languidness
languidnesses
languish
languished (current term)
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languor
languorous
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Literary usage of Languished

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1. Confessions of an English Opium-eater: And Suspiria de Profundis by Thomas De Quincey (1850)
"... I languished, again the voice repeated, " cannot be granted." Well it was for me that, at this crisis, I was summoned ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"From his retirement in the happy country of Ionia, he was conveyed under a strong guard to the court of Milan ; where be languished above seven months, ..."

3. The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1837)
"cied all the ladies languished, I saw them running about in veils from morning to night. 'Till I can see you, dear madam, let me hear from you as often as ..."

4. Goldsmith's Roman History: Abridged by Himself, for the Use of Schools by Oliver Goldsmith (1825)
"After this it never resumed its former splendour, but, like a flower transplanted into a foreign clime, languished by degrees, and at length sunk into ..."

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