a. Lacking energy or disinclined to exert effort; listless: feeling languid from a fever.
b. Slow-moving or weak in force: languid breezes.
2. Showing little or no vitality or animation: languid prose.
3. Characterized by or conducive to indolence or inactivity: a languid afternoon.
[French languide, from Latin languidus, from languēre, to be languid; see slēg- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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