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French languide from Latin languidus from languēre to be languid slēg- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin languidus (“faint, weak, dull, sluggish, languid”).
A slow, languid smile crossed his features, one that made her body flush and ache for him.
The heat makes Helen languid and quiet.
He turned with her, watching her languid walk.
They're too similar in mood, both very languid and dreamy.
The mystery unfolds at a languid pace, dropping a few red herrings along the way.
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