Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb droop

3 senses of droop

Sense 1
sag, droop, swag, flag -- (droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness)
       => sink, drop, drop down -- (fall or descend to a lower place or level; "He sank to his knees")

Sense 2
droop, loll -- (hang loosely or laxly; "His tongue lolled")
       => dangle, swing, drop -- (hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling")

Sense 3
wilt, droop -- (become limp; "The flowers wilted")
       => decay, crumble, dilapidate -- (fall into decay or ruin; "The unoccupied house started to decay")

Antonyms of adj drooping

3 senses of drooping

Sense 1
drooping, flagging -- (weak from exhaustion)

INDIRECT (VIA tired) -> rested -- (not tired; refreshed as by sleeping or relaxing; "came back rested from her vacation")

Sense 2
drooping, droopy, sagging -- (hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness))

INDIRECT (VIA lax) -> tense -- (taut or rigid; stretched tight; "tense piano strings")

Sense 3
cernuous, drooping, nodding, pendulous, weeping -- (having branches or flower heads that bend downward; "nodding daffodils"; "the pendulous branches of a weeping willow"; "lilacs with drooping panicles of fragrant flowers")

INDIRECT (VIA unerect) -> erect, vertical, upright -- (upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright")

Similarity of adj drooping

3 senses of drooping

Sense 1
drooping, flagging -- (weak from exhaustion)
       => tired (vs. rested) -- (depleted of strength or energy; "tired mothers with crying babies"; "too tired to eat")

Sense 2
drooping, droopy, sagging -- (hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness))
       => lax (vs. tense) -- (lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "a lax rope"; "a limp handshake")

Sense 3
cernuous, drooping, nodding, pendulous, weeping -- (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 (vs. erect) -- (not upright in position or posture)

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