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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. droop

    Synonyms:
    sink, flag, decline, pine, languish, drop, bend, incurve, fade

    Antonyms:
    revive, flourish, luxuriate, prosper, rally, raise

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sag, droopverb

    a shape that sags

    "there was a sag in the chair seat"

    Synonyms:
    sag

  2. sag, droop, swag, flagverb

    droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness

    Synonyms:
    wilt, reel, lurch, flag, ease off, careen, sag, slacken off, swag, keel, stagger, sag down, loll, ease up

  3. droop, lollverb

    hang loosely or laxly

    "His tongue lolled"

    Synonyms:
    loaf, arse around, bum around, frig around, lounge around, arse about, waste one's time, loll around, swag, bum, lounge about, wilt, loll, flag, bum about, sag

  4. wilt, droopverb

    become limp

    "The flowers wilted"

    Synonyms:
    sag, loll, wilt, flag, swag

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  1. droopverb

    Synonyms:
    wilt, wither, fade

  2. droopverb

    Synonyms:
    languish, faint, sink, fail, decline, grow weak, be dispirited

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. droopverb

    Synonyms:
    languish, faint, grow faint, sink, bend, drop, hang, slouch, fade, wilt, wither

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How to use droop in a sentence?

  1. William Wordsworth:

    When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world, and droop. Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired, how gracious, how benign in solitude.

  2. Macneile Dixon:

    Ideas, like individuals, live and die. They flourish, according to their nature, in one soil or climate and droop in another. They are the vegetation of the mental world.


Translations for droop

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  • отслабвам, клюмвам, свеждам, унивамBulgarian
  • zplihlost, zplihnout, ohýbat se, svěšovat se, klesat na duchu, sklesnout, sklánět se, pokleslost, skleslostCzech
  • velkiEsperanto
  • inclinarseSpanish
  • nuukahtaa, nuupahtaa, väsähtää, kuihtua, roikkuaFinnish
  • pendereItalian
  • tatao, raupekaMāori
  • inclinaçãoPortuguese
  • свисать, склоняться, падать духомRussian
  • slokaSwedish

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