(countable and uncountable, plural languors)
- (uncountable) a state of the body or mind caused by exhaustion or disease and characterized by a languid feeling: lassitude
- languor of convalescence
- (countable) listless indolence; dreaminess
- a certain languor in the air hinted at an early summer -- James Purdy
- (uncountable) dullness, sluggishness; lack of vigor; stagnation
- from languor she passed to the lightest vivacity -- Elinor Wylie
From the Middle English langour, langor, from the Old French langueur, from Latin languor (“faintness, languor”), from languere (“to feel faint, languish”).