Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

Lassitude; depression; weakness.

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Usage examples "languor":

  1. It is seen growing up in hardy vigour under the free air of the Republic, attaining to mature perfection amid the rich intellectual life of the Augustan age, and still fresh and vital in the general intellectual languor and corruption of the Empire. - "The Roman Poets of the Republic", W. Y. Sellar.
  2. Then, still more slowly, the exquisite bloom faded from the lovely face, a weary languor shone in the dark- blue eyes, the crimson lips lost their color. - "Wife in Name Only", Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay).
  3. The languor it produced was almost insupportable, and she longed for the green woods, and the pure air, and a sight of running waters. - "Dawn", Mrs. Harriet A. Adams.