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Meaning of LANGUOROUS

Pronunciation:  'langgurus

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

LANGUOROUS is a 10 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: dreamy, lackadaisical, languid, lethargic, unergetic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lan"guor*ous\, a. [From {Languor}: cf. F.
langoureux.]
Producing, or tending to produce, languor; characterized by
languor. [Obs. or Poetic]

      Whom late I left in languorous constraint. --Spenser.

      To wile the length from languorous hours, and draw The
      sting from pain.                         --Tennyson.

 
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