How to use Languished in a sentence
The brotherhood appears to have languished in obscurity during the republic, and to have been revived by Augustus.
In 1100 he was captured by Danishmend of Sivas, and he languished in prison till 1103.
But while poetry languished, prose, for the first time, began to flourish in Denmark.
Many distinguished compositions appeared in its pages, but it gradually languished, and was given up after a year's experiment.
A great wave of secularity rolled over the Church, engulfing the religious orders with the rest; love waxed cold, fervour languished; learning declined, discipline was relaxed, bitter rivalries broke out, especially between Franciscans and Dominicans.Advertisement
Subsequently the industry languished.
In this dungeon he languished for two and a half years, and, despite all the efforts of Pope Honorius III.
But the aristocratic youth still preferred frequenting the universities of Prague, Padua and Paris, and accordingly the newly founded studium languished.
As a result the number of ships calling at Tristan considerably diminished and trade languished.
Castruccio dominated Tuscany, where the Guelph cause, in the weakness of King Robert, languished.Advertisement
Commercial life also languished.
The school had languished since the death of its founder and first head, Martin Planta (1727-1772), and von Salis hoped to revive it by reconstituting it as a "Philanthropin" under Bahrdt's management.
The engine then languished in the open air, slowly deteriorating until under cover storage was provided about 15 years later.
The Molby reign ended in October 2002 as the Tigers languished in 18 th place.
Presently at a feast of Anahite Gregory refused to assist his sovereign in offering pagan sacrifice, and his parentage being now revealed, was thrown into a deep pit at Artashat, where he languished for fourteen years, during which persecution raged in Armenia.Advertisement
In most cases, however, closeouts are considered first-quality items, although they may have languished on shelf or rack for an extended period of time.
A cosmopolitan center in the early 20th century to rival Paris and London, Shanghai languished after the Communist takeover in 1949.