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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. physical or mental laziness or weariness
2. a feeling of dreaminess and relaxation
3. oppressive silence or stillness
[C14 langour, via Old French from Latin languor, from languēre to languish; the modern spelling is directly from Latin]
1. lack of energy or vitality.
2. lack of spirit or interest.
[1250–1300; < Old French < Latin languor]
languor- Any distressed condition, such as illness, sorrow, fatigue, etc.
See also related terms for illness.
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|Noun||1.||languor - a relaxed comfortable feeling|
|2.||languor - a feeling of lack of interest or energy|
apathy - an absence of emotion or enthusiasm
|3.||languor - inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy; "the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends"|
1. lethargy, weakness, fatigue, apathy, inertia, frailty, weariness, ennui, torpor, heaviness, lassitude, debility, feebleness, listlessness, faintness, enervation She, in her languor, had not troubled to eat much.
2. (Literary) relaxation, laziness, sloth, drowsiness, sleepiness, indolence, dreaminess, lotus-eating She savoured the pleasant languor, the dreamy tranquillity.