languish - Indonesisch
v. merana, layu: menjadi layu, tersiksa
Facino Cane died during the winter, after having languished for two months.
He had supposed her like all the others who were languishing in his arms, following the rhythmic complications of the dance, but he soon found that she was very different.
Before and after the Second World War, many European peoples languished under totalitarian rule.
He now languishes in a Greek prison awaiting trial.
Human rights and international law are flagrantly flouted; the country languishes in poverty.
I call on Iran to spare the lives of all minors still languishing on death row.
It is a little sad to see them excluded, because they have been left to languish in poverty for a far longer period.
Since unemployment continues to languish at a high level, this Pact does not merit its name.
Ten years ago, eight of these States were languishing under the tyranny of Communist dictatorships.
1. long for: want, need, desire, pine, hunger
2. fail: weaken, decline, deteriorate, fade, droop, flag, dwindle