languor definition

  • noun:
    • not enough physical or mental power; listlessness. See Synonyms at listlessness.
    • A dreamy, sluggish state of mind or quality: "It Had Been hot, yet with a sweet languor about any of it” ( Theodore Dreiser).
    • Oppressive peaceful or stillness.
    • circumstances of body or mind brought on by fatigue or illness and described as a languid experience: lassitude
    • listless indolence; dreaminess
    • dullness, slowness; not enough vigor; stagnation
    • An enfeebling infection; enduring
    • A state for the human body or mind which can be brought on by fatigue of energy and described as a languid experience; feebleness; lassitude; laxity.
    • Any enfeebling illness.
    • Listless indolence; dreaminess.
    • Faintness or feebleness of human body; oppression from exhaustion, disease, trouble, or other cause; languidness; dullness; heaviness.
    • vomiting; illness; suffering; sorrow.
    • Inertness generally; slowness; listlessness; lassitude; oppressive or calming quietude; tired content.
    • In veggie pathol., an ailment of flowers for which, from unwholesome nutrition, bad drainage, ungenial subsoil, or any other bad conditions, they get into circumstances of premature decrepitude.
    • a relaxed comfortable feeling
    • a feeling of insufficient interest or energy
    • inactivity; showing a unique decreased energy

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