languidness


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lan·guid

 (lăng′gwĭd)
adj.
1.
a. Lacking energy or disinclined to exert effort; listless: feeling languid from a fever.
b. Slow-moving or weak in force: languid breezes.
2. Showing little or no vitality or animation: languid prose.
3. Characterized by or conducive to indolence or inactivity: a languid afternoon.

[French languide, from Latin languidus, from languēre, to be languid; see slēg- in Indo-European roots.]

lan′guid·ly adv.
lan′guid·ness n.
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languidness

noun
A deficiency in mental and physical alertness and activity:
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languidness

[ˈlæŋgwɪdnɪs] Nlanguidez f

languidness

nTrägheit f; (of gesture)Mattigkeit f; (of manner)Lässigkeit f; the languidness of her voiceihre müde Stimme

languidness

n. languidez, decaimiento.
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