drooping : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
- v hang loosely or laxly
- v become limp
- s weak from exhaustion
- s hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness)
- s having branches or flower heads that bend downward
lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers
- Guyuron and his colleagues believe this unjust fact has something to do with the drooping relaxation of facial muscles that antidepressants can cause.
- So is the modernization of Hanoi, where the streets are strung with drooping skeins of hundreds of electrical wires, some of them powering a single home that has run a line into .
- As if surprised at this reaction, Secretary Mellon feebly protested that his new tax program had not been proclaimed to boost drooping security values.
News & Articles
- Pigeon breeder delights in 'dying hobby'
The backyard of Jim Feasel's rural log home is filled with tall shade trees, drooping wisteria, a tinkling waterfall and about a dozen bird feeders that attract local birds like Baltimore orioles, woodpeckers and wrens.
June 11, 2013 - Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum
- 5 Surprising Signs of Burnout
Long-term overwork doesn't just cause physical exhaustion and a short temper. Here are some less expected tells that you're on your last reserves. Exhaustion isn’t just easy to identify, it’s actually pretty impossible to ignore. Fuzzy thinking, a short temper, drooping eyelids, and the need to practically hook yourself up to the coffee pot with an IV drip are all tried and tested signs that you ...
June 11, 2013 - Inc Magazine
- Our Readers' Views: Tribute is suicide
To the Editor: On June 27, 2012, at my home near the San Pedro River, the thermometer hit 113 degrees. The leaves of my plants are drooping due to current humidity as dry as a bone. According to the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center, drought in Southeastern Arizona will persist or even intensify. Temperatures in our area are expected to remain above normal; however, ocean ...
June 9, 2013 - The Sierra Vista Herald
- Irvin Kershner in USA Today
But there's never an expression change on Yoda,Kershner said. "You know that, right? You think there is, but it's body language. It's the eyes drooping, it's the ears going down. But it's the same face. Did you ever see Yoda smile? No."
- Roger Bannister in Sportinglife.com
I used that flag as my aeronometer to judge the speed of the wind,said Bannister. "It had been windy all day and I only knew the time was on when I saw it drooping."
- Charles Dickens in Sydney Morning Herald
In American Notes (1842), Charles Dickens wrote of alleys "paved with mud knee-deep ...... and hideous tenements which take their name from robbery and murder. All that is loathsome, drooping and decayed is here."