languor

languor
I noun apathy, debility, drowsiness, dullness, emasculation, enervation, fatigue, feebleness, heaviness, hebetude, helplessness, idleness, immobility, impotence, inaction, inactivity, indifference, indolence, inertness, inexcitability, lack of strength, languor, lassitude, laziness, lethargy, lifelessness, listlessness, oscitancy, passivity, phlegm, quiescence, sloth, slow motion, slow pace, slowness, sluggishness, somnolence, somnolency, stagnation, supineness, tiredness, torpidity, torpidness, torpor, vegetation, weakness, weariness II index inaction, inertia III index languor

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  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Any… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • languor — (n.) c.1300, disease, distress, mental suffering, from O.Fr. langor sickness, weakness (Mod.Fr. langueur), from L. languorem (nom. languor) faintness, feebleness, lassitude, from languere be weak or faint (see LAX (Cf. lax)). Sense shifted to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • languor — (Del lat. languor, ōris). m. p. us. languidez …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • languor — [laŋ′gər] n. [ME langour < OFr langueur < L languor < languere, to be weary: see LANGUID] 1. a lack of vigor or vitality; weakness 2. a lack of interest or spirit; feeling of listlessness; indifference 3. the condition of being still,… …   English World dictionary

  • languor — *lethargy, lassitude, stupor, torpor, torpidity Analogous words: exhaustion, fatigue, weariness (see corresponding verbs at TIRE): ennui, doldrums, *tedium: depression, blues, dumps (see SADNESS) Antonyms: alacrity Contrasted words: *celerity,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • languor — [n] lethargy apathy, dullness, fatigue, idleness, inaction, inactivity, laziness, listlessness, sluggishness, tiredness, torpor, weakness; concepts 315,410,633,748 …   New thesaurus

  • languor — ► NOUN 1) tiredness or inactivity, especially when pleasurable. 2) an oppressive stillness of the air. DERIVATIVES languorous adjective languorously adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • languor — (Del lat. languor, lánguido.) ► sustantivo masculino literario Falta de ánimo, valor o energía. SINÓNIMO languidez * * * languor (del lat. «languor, ōris») m. Languidez. ≃ Langor. * * * languor. (Del lat. languor, ōris). m. p …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • languor — noun a) a state of the body or mind caused by exhaustion or disease and characterized by a languid feeling: lassitude languor of convalescence b) listless indolence; dreaminess …   Wiktionary

  • languor — lan|guor [ˈlæŋgə US ər] n [U] literary [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: Latin, from languere; LANGUISH] 1.) a pleasant feeling of laziness ▪ Lying there beside her, he was filled with an agreeable languor. 2.) when the air is heavy and… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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