drooping

drooping
adjective
1. weak from exhaustion
Syn: ↑flagging
Similar to: ↑tired
2. hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness)
Syn: ↑droopy, ↑sagging
Similar to: ↑lax
Derivationally related forms: ↑droop (for: ↑droopy)
3. having branches or flower heads that bend downward
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nodding daffodils

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the pendulous branches of a weeping willow

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lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers

Syn: ↑cernuous, ↑nodding, ↑pendulous, ↑weeping
Similar to: ↑unerect
Topics: ↑biology, ↑biological science

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