简明英汉词典

languish
[5lAN^wiF]
vi.
憔悴, 凋萎, 衰退, 苦思

美国传统词典[双解]

languish
lan.guish
AHD:[l2ng“gw1sh]
D.J.[6l#0gwi.]
K.K.[6l#0gw!.]
v.intr.(不及物动词)
lan.guishedlan.guish.inglan.guish.es

(1)

To be or become weak or feeble; lose strength or vigor.
衰弱:变得软弱或脆弱;失去力量或活力

(2)

To exist or continue in miserable or disheartening conditions.
憔悴:存在于或继续处于悲惨或' ;%迗Z抙8HE' ;%迗Z抙

(3)

To remain unattended or be neglected:
被冷落:未被注意或被忽视:
legislation that continued to languish in committee.
在这个委员会里继续被搁置的方法

(4)

To become downcast; pine:
渴望:变得萎靡不振的;渴望:
languish for home and family.
苦苦思念家和家庭

(5)

To affect a wistful or languid air, especially in order to gain sympathy.
表现出惹人爱怜的倦态:做出渴望的或疲倦的神态,尤其是为了赢得同情

语源

(1)

Middle English languishen
中古英语 languishen

(2)

from Old French languir languiss-
源自 古法语 languir languiss-

(3)

from Latin langu?e [to be languid] * see sl?g-
源自 拉丁语 langu?e [疲倦] *参见 sl?g-

继承用法

languisher
n.(名词)

languishingly
adv.(副词)

languishment
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

languish
[5lAN^wIF]
vi.

(1)

衰弱

(2)

(长期)受苦,受折磨
to languish in enemy prison
在敌人监狱中备受折磨

(3)

憔悴;郁郁不乐
to languish for
为…而憔悴

现代英汉综合大辞典

languish
[5lAN^wiF]
vi.

(1)

变得衰弱无力; 失去活力; 失去兴趣

(2)

憔悴, 潦倒; (植物等)凋萎

(3)

焦思, 因渴望而苦恼(for)

(4)

松弛, 放松

(5)

作出惹人爱怜的倦态[伤感之态]
languish for home
因思家而憔悴
His vigilance never languished.
他的警觉从未松懈下来。
His interest in the poetry has languished recently.
最近他对诗歌的兴趣减退了。
The flowers languished from lack of water.
花因缺水而凋萎。

词性变化

languish
[5lAN^wiF]
n.

(1)

愁思伤感或亲切温柔的模样

(2)

憔悴

继承用法

languisher
n.

languishment
[`lAN^wIFmEnt]
n.

英文相关词典

languish
encourage    inspire    

美国传统词典

languish
lan.guish
AHD:[l2ng“gw1sh]
D.J.[6l#0gwi.]
K.K.[6l#0gw!.]
v.intr.
lan.guished, lan.guish.ing, lan.guish.es

(1)

To be or become weak or feeble; lose strength or vigor.

(2)

To exist or continue in miserable or disheartening conditions.

(3)

To remain unattended or be neglected:
legislation that continued to languish in committee.

(4)

To become downcast; pine:
languish for home and family.

(5)

To affect a wistful or languid air, especially in order to gain sympathy.

语源

(1)

Middle English languishen

(2)

from Old French languir languiss-

(3)

from Latin langu?e [to be languid] * see sl?g-

继承用法

languisher
n.

languishingly
adv.

languishment
n.

英汉化学大词典

languish
vt.衰弱,疲倦,萧条

英汉计算机大词典

languish
vt.衰弱(疲倦,萧条

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