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languorous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Languorous  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  languorous 
  adj  :  lacking  spirit  or  liveliness;  "a  lackadaisical  attempt";  "a 
  languid  mood";  "a  languid  wave  of  the  hand";  "a  hot 
  languorous  afternoon"  [syn:  {dreamy},  {lackadaisical}, 
  {languid}] 




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