Đồng nghĩa của languish

Alternative for languish

languishes, languished, languishing

Trái nghĩa: encourage, inspire,

Verb

To deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
fade flag weaken decline decay wilt wither fail sink deteriorate droop dwindle diminish sag ebb lag emaciate go rot waste molder moulder sicken faint pine tucker hunger long hanker yearn ail brood despond teeter go downhill waste away grow weak wither away fade away fizzle out go to pieces knock out fag out go into a decline conk out go soft die on vine wane degenerate drop lessen fall crumble atrophy tire disappear slump worsen retrograde regress collapse devolve slip decrease peter out melt away abate go down the toilet recede lower depreciate falter disimprove break down shrivel shrink subside perish degrade debilitate retrogress disintegrate slide die away lapse die out go to pot become worse get worse hang fall off go to rack and ruin hit the skids spoil dissolve evaporate debase stagnate die grow less descend grow dim melt taper off tail off pall succumb fall apart die down go backwards go bad wear away go to the dogs be in decline vanish drop off dim go down the tubes loll swag drain become dilapidated disperse vitiate deplete attenuate fall into decay weary let up depress grow faint go to seed shrivel up contract trail off thin wizen fold impair give out moderate taper become limp dry up grow worse trail lose strength slacken break up wear off skid lose quality poop out be neglected drain away wear out fall to pieces fall away be the worse for wear run to seed erode ebb away nosedive become emaciated mummify lose courage backslide die off be abandoned peak cave in be disregarded be forgotten suffer remit dry become fatigued grow tired grow weary lose energy ease de-escalate relent evanesce pine away injure adulterate go to the pack be worse for wear alloy corrode lose it mar break undermine be handicapped appear in a poor light be at disadvantage be damaged be impaired be shown to disadvantage exhaust come to an end retire ease off withdraw ratchet down flow away phase down desiccate dematerialize fly flee turn pervert demoralise warp debauch deprave demoralize stain enervate constrict deflate blast blight age dangle bend etiolate ease up be on one's deathbed be giving up the ghost be slipping away be about to die be in extremis become moribund have one foot in the grave be at death's door be on one's last legs be breathing one's last be approaching death prostrate hush quiet deliquesce grow feeble evanish rarefy clear become marcescent flop bow overtire relapse minimize give way totter halt relax lose minimise impoverish tremble limp cripple poop become unimportant bush become stale stoop hang down wear pass off fade out tucker out slack off become less loud drape disable vanish into thin air lose spirit grow weaker thin out slow down sling slouch fall down settle lop lean suspend bore bedraggle fizzle become flaccid jade burn out wear down tire out let down dilapidate putrefy become debilitated go into decline be on your last legs fall apart at the seams dissipate plummet gutter reduce go down wind down become less become weak go away downsize soften quell alleviate slacken off temper mitigate stop grow smaller cease terminate downscale become smaller slow drop away rachet down curtail calm down quieten dent close get smaller knock down tone down calm pass dull run low subdue slake end fall short shorten slack go from bad to worse run out become weaker slash bomb bust lighten devaluate relieve vaporize narrow down cut down allay assuage damage discontinue mollify quieten down dispel dampen desist finish cut concentrate parch plunge give in recidivate condense narrow still decelerate bate get less go wrong blur minify come to nothing vaporise cool off abridge have a relapse suffer a relapse take a nosedive come to a stop pare down take a turn for the worse come to a halt cut back settle down make less turn down level off flounder go pear-shaped check curb rebate decompose modify restrain lose edge tail away lose intensity go off lull decimate corrupt decrement become shrunken peter modulate grow release rescind trail away shape elongate slim wrinkle become enfeebled lose its effect lose its effectiveness become less intense disengage drift tumble move backward telescope soothe decompensate phase out thin down extenuate abbreviate retrench compress make something worse cease to be pass away cease to exist be no more truncate close out elapse palliate appease come down determine expire quit conclude unlax coast cool dilute compact amputate crop clip soft-pedal go through the floor hit the floor make smaller cut down on slim down make fewer cut back on dehydrate dehumidify squeeze tighten stray constringe capsule capsulize chill out cool it take the bite out take the sting out roll back slack up take in lose ground scrimp revert break off wind up dead-end leave off wink out go dead pack in get ill again get worse again go down the primrose path leave the straight and narrow fall from grace go astray fall ill catch something become ill volatilize be on the way out be taken ill be taken sick draw to a close slip back boil away yawn slide back fall back get tired drift back be overtaken be overcome become tired turn back go back to lose one's strength miscarry founder malfunction crash stall idle be deficient compromise go awry go amiss be wanting pause be insufficient endamage fall through be ruined strike out yield interrupt be lacking stop working be faulty be defective act up be inadequate give up play up shut off be found lacking be unusable cease to function fall over cut short bite the dust cease to work not come to ripeness go kaput pack up go haywire seize up go phut develop a fault cut off cut out be on the blink give up the ghost go on the blink

Verb

To be forced to remain in an unpleasant place or situation

Verb

(of a business) To go bankrupt
fail collapse close crash fold end fizzle flop decline default finish drop miscarry retire bomb go plummet founder topple slump buckle flatline terminate crumple perish tumble be ruined cease trading go bankrupt go broke be shut close down fall down fall through be liquidated go bump go under shut down be closed belly up cave in fold up give up be unsuccessful cease production go bust lose big become insolvent go wrong not succeed shrivel up be closed down be in arrears go belly-up go to the wall come to a halt go belly up go into receivership grind to a halt be shut down be wound up close one's doors lose one's shirt be cleaned out be taken to the cleaners drop a bundle be in the hands of the receivers go into chapter 11 go into liquidation go out of business fluff tank flunk flag flounder crater break down fall flat be frustrated fall short flame out be in vain go awry fizzle out go to pieces miss the mark screw up turn out badly trip up come a cropper come to naught be found wanting come to nothing come to grief come unstuck fall by the wayside slip up go down like a lead balloon be found deficient foul up come apart at the seams be found lacking lack success misfire bite the dust abort fall go phut blunder miss meet with disaster go pear-shaped sink without trace go up in smoke backfire go amiss slip peter out go down run aground strike out rebound boomerang recoil be abortive deteriorate stall break die yield dwindle give diminish underperform underachieve wane fade away go downhill go astray be demoted be defeated cut out give out conk out fall away miss the boat hit the skids wash out die away not pass muster not come up to scratch nose-dive meet with failure go over like a lead balloon backslide gang agley explode hit bottom lose status play into lose out lose control miss fire go on the rocks go down swinging back wrong horse poop out fizz out come to a sticky end come to a bad end stop not come off halt fail to go off bungle fall flat on your face not pass lay an egg be rejected suffer defeat hit rock bottom blow up in someone's face go by the board not make the grade not come up to the mark fade cease to function stop working run down stop functioning fade out lose power seize up go kaput pack up give up the ghost dissatisfy ebb disappoint subside recede dip melt away come to an end fall short of fall short of expectations bring to naught not show abate degenerate decrease weaken wither bust be deficient die down die out be insufficient not come to ripeness drop off be lacking be inadequate be wanting

Verb

Live or spend a period of time in a dull, inactive, unchallenging way
vegetate idle loaf stagnate laze lounge loll molder moulder slouch be inactive degenerate deteriorate do nothing exist laze about laze around lounge about loaf about loaf around loll about loll around lollygag lounge around slouch about slouch around slummock decay hang about hang around hang round hibernate mooch about mooch around veg out weaken bat about bat around bat back and forth bum around go to seed kill time pass time sit around be inert go to pot twiddle your thumbs decline be idle dawdle dally come to a halt grind to a halt lazy dillydally chill potter footle drone bum stand still hang out kick back goof off hack around kick around amble moon wander stooge droop mooch bat drift meander slack fritter while skive loiter bludge sit back take it easy fool around while away mark time waste time fanny about lay on one's oars bob off kick one's heels fritter away rest on one's oars sit back and do nothing slow down kick your heels rust rot fall fester trammel lie dormant stall become stagnant stultify constipate be sluggish stifle go bad go rancid not move go off go stale lie fallow relax lie trifle goldbrick bask malinger lie around be slothful fritter away time knock around stand around be unoccupied not lift a finger while away hours twiddle thumbs be indolent unwind daydream veg twiddle one's thumbs doss lie about flop slump sprawl piddle around fool away piddle about while away the hours recline rest repose sit lean luxuriate stretch oneself outspan drape oneself slacken lean back hang loose lie back saunter stroll piddle shirk evade dream shirk one's duties take things easy let down while away the time

Verb

To have an intense feeling of longing for something, typically something that one has lost or been separated from
yearn ache desire hunger long lust pine covet crave itch pant wish fancy hanker after thirst want chafe dream hanker suspire want badly yen be aching be itching dream of feel a longing have a longing be bent on be desirous be dying be passionate have a yen have a yen for suspire for wish for be athirst for be desirous of be eager for have a crush on set one's heart on set your heart upon eat your heart out over would give your eyeteeth for miss lament sigh hanker for thirst for long for hunger for carry a torch cry out for cry for dream about shed tears for pant for regret the loss of regret the absence of yearn for pine for itch for be dying for sigh for ache for yen for hope for aspire to pine after be unable to wait for set your heart on be consumed with desire for lust after salivate for be desperate for repine for lust for envy expect await anticipate look forward to wait for wish to await with enthusiasm thirstily await breathlessly anticipate be interested in be counting down the days to enthusiastically await enthusiastically anticipate anticipate with pleasure be eager to await with anticipation intently await be gung ho about fervently await be keen on be excited to be impatient about vigorously await lick your lips over really want breathlessly await thirstily anticipate ardently await vigorously anticipate eagerly await spiritedly anticipate energetically await actively anticipate longingly anticipate count the days until spiritedly await hungrily await cannot wait hungrily anticipate await with pleasure anticipate with gusto have an eye on ardently anticipate earnestly anticipate be enthusiastic about longingly await intently anticipate anticipate with enthusiasm zealously anticipate fervently anticipate be hung up about can't wait expectantly await impatiently await energetically anticipate eagerly anticipate earnestly await await with gusto actively await zealously await be excited at burn for be enthused about expectantly anticipate have your eye on impatiently anticipate count the hours until lick one's lips over anticipate with anticipation aspire aim be greedy for be hungry for be thirsty for require seek desiderate need lick your lips lick one's chops give eyeteeth for spoil for jones hunger after feen die for desire intensely eat one's heart out pant after jones for

Verb

To think deeply about something that makes one unhappy, angry, or worried
mope brood sulk fret pine pout idle moon despair grieve grump repine be gloomy ache be dejected be despondent be miserable be sad bleed chafe despond grumble lament regret sink yearn hang around be apathetic eat your heart out lose heart pine away stew over sweat over waste time have a long face be down in the dumps be in a funk eat one's heart out go about like a half-shut knife be down in the mouth wear a long face daydream dream sorrow be unhappy feel unhappy be upset feel upset feel miserable feel despondent fiddle loaf droop ponder swoon romanticize fantasize rhapsodize gush obsess muse think mooch bat drift lollygag stooge rhapsodise romanticise fantasise contemplate agonize over agonize meditate sulk about languish over fret about mull over moon over worry about mope over grieve over dwell on ruminate think about sigh reflect agonise consider worry pore over meditate on feel despondent about gloom speculate muse on ruminate on deliberate be in a reverie be in a brown study puzzle over chew over weigh up ruminate over sweat out think upon be in brown study chafe inwardly dwell upon cogitate study cerebrate weigh revolve think over reflect on brood over turn over pore on rack brains debate question perpend entertain turn reason figure kick around wrestle with eye examine brood on give thought to excogitate roll review be lost in thought evaluate mull wonder cogitate on brood about put on thinking cap stew dwell puzzle deliberate about deliberate on ponder over ponder on brainstorm ruminate about judge appraise noodle around cogitate about use one's head hammer away at give much thought to ask oneself about think hard ask oneself woolgather conceive give consideration to build castles in air imagine intellectualize analyze discuss comprehend rationalize chew on speculate about look at logicalize consult chew the cud ideate debate with oneself argue analyse intellectualise figure out rationalise mind have in mind put on one's thinking cap bat it around pour it on talk over knock around think on sort out wonder about beat one's brains out about muse over run up a flagpole be indecisive recollect feel percolate put on one's thinking cap about medidate upon think out mull over things understand give some thought to be lost in contemplation mourn turn over in your mind chew over things stew about cudgel turn over in one's mind marvel think hard about suffer discern lucubrate cudgel one's brains sleep on it concentrate apprehend process chew plan design scheme purpose intend pore bemoan devise digest project propose envisage envision rue plot size up think of reflect upon view engage in contemplation track think deeply entertain idea be in a thoughtful state flash on say to oneself estimate regret the loss of cry over weep over languish for shed tears for appreciate resolve deduce infer stargaze ratiocinate chaw stare into space stop to consider take under consideration space out zone out trip out tune out be inattentive be in cloud cuckoo land be in a trance have one's head in the clouds be miles away let one's thoughts wander be preoccupied be abstracted indulge in wool-gathering be delirious

Verb

To sleep for longer than planned
oversleep lie in sleep sleep late crash hibernate conk out sack out saw wood sleep in zonk out ignore the alarm sleep too long stay in bed snooze on slumber nap doze rest repose snooze kip siesta drowse catnap doss relax flop yawn dream bunk snore nod zizz retire zzz doss down be asleep bed down drift off be in the land of nod drop off be in the arms of morpheus have a lie-down doze off rest in the arms of morpheus catch some zs fall asleep fall out nod off sleep lightly turn in get some kip catch a wink cop some z's have a kip get some zizz have a siesta have a zizz have a snooze hit the hay take a siesta take a nap hit the sack catch some Zs catch forty winks be dead to the world have forty winks get some shut-eye go out like a light take forty winks sleep like a top be in the land of Nod sleep like a log snatch forty winks be in the arms of Morpheus rest in the arms of Morpheus go to bed have a nap go to sleep lie down bed lounge call it a day loll bask catch a few Zs stretch out get some sleep have a doze slump loaf hit the pit recline laze lie be sleepy couch kick back take it easy get some shuteye grab some z's take a snooze catch some z's take your ease put your feet up lie dormant droop have rack drift be drowsy get forty winks catch some zeds get one's head down get some rack catch some few Zs stretch go up the stairs to Bedfordshire roll in pile in settle get some rest turn into a pumpkin kip down say goodnight get to sleep sprawl rest upon lay down settle down lie upon spread out be prone be recumbent be prostrate stretch oneself out be stretched out slouch lie back lean back be supine idle unbend pause unwind luxuriate chill outspan slacken slack slack off cool off de-stress take five sit back lie by take a breather take a rest sit down wind down mellow out be calm refresh yourself be at leisure have a rest refresh oneself put feet up be at ease ease off ease up slow down veg out chill out be comfortable let down take life easy do nothing stand down put one's feet up settle back lie still have a spell recharge one's batteries

Verb

To experience sudden and severe fatigue, especially in endurance sports
bonk fatigue exhaust drain knacker shatter debilitate deplete enervate overtire bust kill poop succumb bush fizzle flag frazzle whack hit the wall tire out knock out wear out conk out do in shag out tucker out drain of energy fag out peter out poop out wear down wear to a frazzle take it out of tire weary jade prostrate wash out overtax tax weaken wear harass outwear break make sleepy make weary tucker sink take drop bedraggle wear on sag do up burn out droop disable sap enfeeble devitalize incapacitate overwork cripple etiolate waste soften immobilize paralyse strain undermine paralyze lay low immobilise indispose overexert overextend torpefy make weak make feeble overfatigue overdo impair burden run ragged overburden encumber weigh put out of action handicap defeat bankrupt draw unnerve pain fail reduce stretch emasculate attenuate blunt push load try take it out of one suck dry task make tired test oppress eviscerate grow weary overload render infirm saddle lade wear someone out beat impoverish use up exasperate unhinge diminish plague vitiate drowse fold faint overstrain wilt ennui collapse disempower fade glut root disembowel destroy exenterate wipe out nearly kill get the better of give out go stale cause ennui grow tired sap your strength put to sleep wear oneself to a shadow run into the ground injure hinder hurt harm extenuate hamper mar wear oneself to a frazzle lose interest unstrengthen confine to bed confine to a wheelchair run out of steam run down get tired become drained break down stress out become exhausted exert fell floor extend drive overreach overtask level charge rack down distend lumber wrench tense hamstring entrust tighten overdo it exert excessively drive too far make too many demands on work too hard work oneself into the ground exert to the limit run oneself into the ground knock oneself out push to the limit ruin disarm wreck depress overthrow mow knock down knock over mow down bowl over bowl down make powerless make helpless make impotent bring someone to their knees weigh down overwhelm empty bring low make demands on weight overuse stress pressure overstretch cumber challenge push too far press hard on weigh heavily on ask too much of prey on make heavy demands on put a strain on put pressure on

Verb

To lose energy or become fatigued

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