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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Droop v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drooped p. pr. & vb. n. Drooping.]
 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.”
    I saw him ten days before he died, and observed he began very much to droop and languish.   --Swift.
 2. To grow weak or faint with disappointment, grief, or like causes; to be dispirited or depressed; to languish; as, her spirits drooped.
    I'll animate the soldier's drooping courage.   --Addison.
 3. To proceed downward, or toward a close; to decline. “Then day drooped.”