The Brief: Languishing is a sense of sadness and stagnation. It is the midway point between depression and flourishing.
Languishing is a term to that defines the mid-way point between depression and flourishing, according to The New York Times.
Languishing is a sense of stagnation and emptiness. This term is said to characterize how many people are feeling during the pandemic.
— The New York Times (@nytimes) April 19, 2021