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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Languid  \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. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adv  :  in  a  languid  and  lethargic  manner;  "the  men  languidly  put  on 
  their  jackets" 

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