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Tuesday word: Languid

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Languid (adjective)
lan·guid [lang-gwid]


adjective
1. lacking in vigor or vitality; slack or slow: a languid manner.
2. lacking in spirit or interest; listless; indifferent.
3. drooping or flagging from weakness or fatigue; faint.

OTHER WORDS FROM LANGUID
lan·guid·ly, adverb
lan·guid·ness, noun
un·lan·guid, adjective
un·lan·guid·ly, adverb
un·lan·guid·ness, noun

WORDS RELATED TO LANGUID
lazy, languorous, unhurried, leisurely, laid-back, lackadaisical, sluggish, lethargic, apathetic, blah, comatose, dopey, easy, enervated, faint, feeble, heavy, impassive, inactive, indifferent

SYNONYMS FOR LANGUID
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1. inactive, inert, sluggish, torpid.
2. spiritless.
3. weak, feeble, weary, exhausted, debilitated.

ANTONYMS FOR LANGUID
1. active, energetic.
3. vigorous.

Origin: 1590–1600; < Latin languidus faint. See languish, -id

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR LANGUID
All night long they struggle; nobody knows the name of the harsh light that keeps slowly opening like a languid fruit.
IN CHILE, POETRY OUTLIVES THE DICTATORS|JAY PARINI|OCTOBER 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST

In or out of uniform his motion is languid, his voice relaxed and mellifluous, his movements deliberate, confident.
WILL THE REAL JIM PALMER PLEASE STAND UP|TOM BOSWELL|SEPTEMBER 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST

He was more finely bred than any American she had met, with his bone-china accent, willowy height and languid wit.
TALLULAH BANKHEAD: GAY, DRUNK AND LIBERATED IN AN ERA OF EXCESS ART|JUDITH MACKRELL|JANUARY 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST

Though his motion was languid, the ball seemed to explode off his fingertips, to gather speed as it crossed the diamond.
GOOD GLOVE, NO HIT|DAVID GOODWILLIE|SEPTEMBER 9, 2011|DAILY BEAST
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