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Meaning of LANGUOR

Pronunciation:  'langgur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy
  2. [n]  a feeling of lack of interest or energy
  3. [n]  a relaxed comfortable feeling
 

LANGUOR is a 7 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: dreaminess, lassitude, lethargy, listlessness, phlegm, sluggishness
 
 See Also: apathy, easiness, inactiveness, inactivity, inertia, relaxation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lan"guor\, n. [OE. langour, OF. langour, F. langueur,
L. languor. See Languish.]
1. A state of the body or mind which is caused by exhaustion
   of strength and characterized by a languid feeling;
   feebleness; lassitude; laxity.

2. Any enfeebling disease. [Obs.]

         Sick men with divers languors.        --Wyclif (Luke
                                               iv. 40).

3. Listless indolence; dreaminess. Pope. `` German dreams,
   Italian languors.'' --The Century.

Syn: Feebleness; weakness; faintness; weariness; dullness;
     heaviness; lassitude; listlessness.

 
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