Synonyms of languish in English:

languish


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verb

1‘the plants languished and died’

SYNONYMS
weaken, grow weak, deteriorate, decline, go into a decline
wither, droop, flag, wilt, fade, fail, waste away
informal go downhill
ANTONYMS

thrive, flourish

2‘the general is now languishing in prison’

SYNONYMS
waste away, rot, decay, wither away, moulder, be abandoned, be neglected, be forgotten, suffer
be disregarded, experience hardship

3‘she still languished after Richard’

SYNONYMS
pine for, yearn for, ache for, long for, sigh for, desire, want, hanker after, carry a torch for
grieve for, mourn, miss
literary repine