1. to be or become weak or feeble; droop; fade.
2. to lose vigour and vitality.
3. to undergo neglect or experience prolonged inactivity; suffer hardship and distress.
4. to be subjected to delay or disregard; be ignored.
5. to pine with desire or longing.
6. the act or state of languishing.
7. a tender, melancholy look or expression.