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languor


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Languor  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  languor 
  n  1:  a  relaxed  comfortable  feeling  [syn:  {dreaminess}] 
  2:  a  feeling  of  lack  of  interest  or  energy  [syn:  {lassitude},  {listlessness}] 
  3:  an  unusual  lack  of  energy  [syn:  {lethargy},  {sluggishness}] 




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