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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.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. lack of energy or vitality.
2. lack of spirit or interest.
[1250–1300; < Old French < Latin languor]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"|
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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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
languor[ˈlæŋgəʳ] N → languidez f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
languor[ˈlæŋgər] n → langueur f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
languor[ˈlæŋgəʳ] n (liter) → languore m
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