Translation of "languish" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈlæŋ.ɡwɪʃ/ us

to exist in an unpleasant or unwanted situation, often for a long time

languidecer, pudrirse
After languishing in obscurity for many years, her early novels have recently been rediscovered.
He has been languishing in jail for the past 20 years.
The ruling party is languishing in third place in the opinion polls.

(Translation of “languish” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈlӕŋɡwiʃ/

to grow weak; to waste away

languidecer, consumirse
He’s probably languishing in a jail somewhere.

(Translation of “languish” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)