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Related to drooping: drooping eyelid
v. drooped, droop·ing, droops
1. To bend or hang downward: "His mouth drooped sadly, pulled down, no doubt, by the plump weight of his jowls" (Gore Vidal).
2. To bend or sag gradually: flowers drooping in the midday heat.
3. To sag in dejection or exhaustion: drooped from lack of sleep.
To let bend or hang down: "He drooped his body over the rail" (Norman Mailer).
The act or condition of drooping.
droop′i·ly, droop′ing·ly adv.
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|Adj.||1.||drooping - weak from exhaustion|
tired - depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat"
|2.||drooping - hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness)|
lax - lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "a lax rope"; "a limp handshake"
|3.||drooping - having branches or flower heads that bend downward; "nodding daffodils"; "the pendulous branches of a weeping willow"; "lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers"|
unerect - not upright in position or posture
head, shoulders, breasts, feathers, leaves, tail → hängend; hand, branches → herunterhängend; moustache → nach unten hängend; flowers → welk; eyelids → herunterhängend; (with sleep) → schwer; roof → durchhängend