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1. Lack of physical or mental energy; listlessness: "the languor of the men, induced by the heat" (Herman Melville). See Synonyms at lethargy.
2. A dreamy, lazy, or sensual quality, as of expression: "the clarity of her complexion, the length and languor of her eyelashes" (Jhumpa Lahiri).
3. Oppressive stillness, especially of the air: the languor of a hot July afternoon.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin, from languēre, to be languid; see languish.]
1. characterized by or producing languor
2. another word for languid
lan•guor•ous(ˈlæŋ gər əs)
1. characterized by languor; languid.
2. inducing languor: languorous fragrance.
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|Adj.||1.||languorous - lacking spirit or liveliness; "a lackadaisical attempt"; "a languid mood"; "a languid wave of the hand"; "a hot languorous afternoon"|