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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.]
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|Adv.||1.||languorously - in a languorous manner; "he was sprawling languorously on the sofa"|
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languorously[ˈlæŋgərəslɪ] ADV → lánguidamente
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