Synonyms of 'languishing'
She was instrumental in the revival of his languishing career.
a lovesick boy consumed with self pity
sharp intakes of breath and longing looks
I got nostalgic the other night and dug out my old photos.
There was a wistful look in his eyes when he spoke of his childhood.
He looked suddenly sombre and pensive.
He was acting like a lovelorn teenager.
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If you describe something as droopy, you mean that it hangs down with no strength or firmness.
a droopy moustache
flagstones or a flagged area
The news will boost his flagging reputation.
Thesaurus for languishing from the Collins English Thesaurus