Languish (दुर्बल, शिथिल)

Word of the week - Languish

Pronunciation:- लेन्गुइश
Hindi Meaning:- दुर्बल या कमजोर हो जाना, शिथिल, मंद, मुरझाना, क्षीणता
English Meaning:-To be or become weak or feeble; lose strength or vigor, to lose or diminish in strength or energy, to put on a tender, nostalgic, or melancholic expression.
Example :-
1. (intransitive) To lose strength and become weak
2. (intransitive) To live in miserable or disheartening conditions
* He languished in prison for years
3. (intransitive) To be neglected
* The case languished for years before coming to trial
4. (intransitive) To pine away in longing for something
* He languished without his girlfriend
5. (intransitive) To affect a languid air in order to gain sympathy
6. Thousands of under trials are languishing in jails for years whose guilt is yet to be proved.
7. She continues to languish in a foreign prison.

Synonyms:-
Pine, pine away, fade away, get weaker, suffer, rot, decay

Antonyms:-
Flourish, grow, strengthen, improve

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