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Meaning of LANGUID

Pronunciation:  'langgwid

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  lacking spirit or liveliness; "a lackadaisical attempt"; "a languid mood"; "a languid wave of the hand"; "a hot languorous afternoon"

LANGUID is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: dreamy, lackadaisical, languorous, lethargic, unergetic



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lan"guid\, a. [L. languidus, fr. languere to be faint
or languid: cf. F. languide. See {Languish}.]
1. Drooping or flagging from exhaustion; indisposed to
   exertion; without animation; weak; weary; heavy; dull. ``
   Languid, powerless limbs. '' --Armstrong.

         Fire their languid souls with Cato's virtue.

2. Slow in progress; tardy. `` No motion so swift or
   languid.'' --Bentley.

3. Promoting or indicating weakness or heaviness; as, a
   languid day.

         Feebly she laugheth in the languid moon. --Keats.

         Their idleness, aimless and languid airs. --W.

Syn: Feeble; weak; faint; sickly; pining; exhausted; weary;
     listless; heavy; dull; heartless. -- {Lan"guid*ly}, adv.
     -- {Lan"guid*ness}, n.

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