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 for drooping
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Droop \Droop\ (dr[=oo]p), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drooped; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Drooping.] [Icel. dr[=u]pa; akin to E. drop. See
     1. To hang bending downward; to sink or hang down, as an
        animal, plant, etc., from physical inability or
        exhaustion, want of nourishment, or the like. "The purple
        flowers droop." "Above her drooped a lamp." --Tennyson.
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              I saw him ten days before he died, and observed he
              began very much to droop and languish. --Swift.
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     2. To grow weak or faint with disappointment, grief, or like
        causes; to be dispirited or depressed; to languish; as,
        her spirits drooped.
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              I'll animate the soldier's drooping courage.
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     3. To proceed downward, or toward a close; to decline. "Then
        day drooped." --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: weak from exhaustion [syn: drooping, flagging]
      2: hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness) [syn:
         drooping, droopy, sagging]
      3: having branches or flower heads that bend downward; "nodding
         daffodils"; "the pendulous branches of a weeping willow";
         "lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers" [syn:
         cernuous, drooping, nodding, pendulous, weeping]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  184 Moby Thesaurus words for "drooping":
     anemic, asthenic, bagging, baggy, ballooning, bloodless,
     bowed-down, cast down, chicken, collapsing, coming apart, cowardly,
     cracking, crumbling, dangling, dashed, debilitated, decadent,
     deciduous, declining, declivitous, decurrent, degenerate, dejected,
     depressed, descendant, descending, despairing, despondent,
     desponding, deteriorating, discouraged, disheartened,
     disintegrating, dispirited, down, down-reaching, downcast,
     downcoming, downfalling, downgoing, downhearted, downhill,
     downsinking, downward, draining, droopy, dropping, dull, dwindling,
     easy, ebbing, effete, enervated, enfeebled, etiolated, fading,
     fagged, failing, faint, fainting, faintish, falling, fatigued,
     feeble, feeling faint, feeling low, flabby, flaccid, flagging,
     flapping, floppy, footsore, fragmenting, frazzled, going to pieces,
     gone, good and tired, gutless, hanging, heartless, hypochondriac,
     hypochondriacal, imbecile, impotent, in low spirits, in the depths,
     in the doldrums, in the dumps, jaded, languid, languishing,
     languorous, lax, limber, limp, listless, loose, lop, lop-eared,
     loppy, low, low-spirited, lustless, marcescent, marrowless,
     nerveless, nodding, on the descendant, on the downgrade,
     pessimistic, pining, pithless, plummeting, plunging, pooped,
     powerless, ready to drop, regressive, relaxed, retrograde,
     retrogressive, rickety, rubbery, run ragged, run-down, sagging,
     sagging in folds, saggy, sapless, seedy, setting, shaky,
     shriveling, sinewless, sinking, slack, sliding, slipping, sloppy,
     slumping, soft, spineless, spiritless, streaming, strengthless,
     subdued, submerging, subsiding, suicidal, swag, tabetic, tired,
     tired-winged, toilworn, tottering, tumbledown, unhardened,
     unnerved, unrefreshed, unrestored, unstrung, waning, wasting,
     way-weary, wayworn, weak, weakened, weakly, wearied, weariful,
     weary, weary of life, weary-footed, weary-laden, weary-winged,
     weary-worn, wilting, withering, woebegone, world-weary, worn,
     worn-down, worsening

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