Translation of languish in Spanish:

languish

Pronunciation: /ˈlæŋgwɪʃ/

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  • [literario/literary] languidecer*, consumirse; (in prison) pudrirse* the information is languishing in a drawer la información está archivada en un cajón to languish for sth suspirar por algo [literario/literary] he languished for her love suspiraba por su amor [literario/literary] the languishing tones of the flute el tono lánguido de la flauta she gave a languishing sigh suspiró lánguidamente

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