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Definition of "languorous" []

  • Lacking energy, spirit, liveliness or vitality; languid, lackadaisical (adjective)

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Use "languorous" in a sentence
  • "They recalled the languorous siesta of hot mid-day, deep in green undergrowth, the sun striking through in tiny golden shafts and spots; the boating and bathing of the afternoon, the rambles along dusty lanes and through yellow cornfields; and the long, cool evening at last, when so many threads were gathered up, so many friendships rounded, and so many adventures planned for the morrow."
  • "They recalled the languorous siesta of hot mid-day, deep in green undergrowth, the sun striking through in tiny golden shafts and spots; the boating and bathing of the afternoon, the rambles along dusty lanes and through yellow corn-fields; and the long, cool evening at last, when so many threads were gathered up, so many friendships rounded, and so many adventures planned for the morrow."
  • "A solo for Daniel Proietto, the eerie work recalled languorous images of Nijinsky (it was inspired by his drawings and paintings)."