Pronunciation: (lang'gwi-shing), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/languishing.html on line 73 [key]
1. becoming languid, in any way.
2. expressive of languor; indicating tender, sentimental melancholy: a languishing sigh.
3. lingering: a languishing death.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.