Languor meaning

lănggər, lăngər
Lack of physical or mental energy; listlessness.
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A lack of vigor or vitality; weakness.
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The definition of languor is a lack of energy, interest or movement.

An example of languor is someone sitting on the couch watching television all day.

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A dreamy, lazy, or sensual quality, as of expression.
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Oppressive stillness, especially of the air.

The languor of a hot July afternoon.

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(uncountable) A state of the body or mind caused by exhaustion or disease and characterized by a languid feeling: lassitude.

Languor of convalescence.

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(countable) Listless indolence; dreaminess.

A certain languor in the air hinted at an early summer -- James Purdy.

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(uncountable) Dullness, sluggishness; lack of vigor; stagnation.

From languor she passed to the lightest vivacity -- Elinor Wylie.

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A lack of interest or spirit; feeling of listlessness; indifference.
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The condition of being still, sluggish, or dull.
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Origin of languor

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin from languēre to be languid languish

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the Middle English langour, langor, from the Old French langueur, from Latin languor (“faintness, languor”), from languere (“to feel faint, languish”).

    From Wiktionary