What does languid mean?

Definitions for languid
ˈlæŋ gwɪdlan·guid

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word languid.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dreamy, lackadaisical, languid, languorous(adj)

    lacking spirit or liveliness

    "a lackadaisical attempt"; "a languid mood"; "a languid wave of the hand"; "a hot languorous afternoon"

Wiktionary

  1. languid(Adjective)

    Lacking enthusiasm, energy, or strength; drooping or flagging from weakness, fatigue, or lack of energy; indisposed to exertion; sluggish; relaxed: as, languid movements; languid breathing.

  2. languid(Adjective)

    Heavy; dull; dragging; wanting spirit or animation; listless; apathetic.

  3. Origin: From languidus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Languid(adj)

    drooping or flagging from exhaustion; indisposed to exertion; without animation; weak; weary; heavy; dull

  2. Languid(adj)

    slow in progress; tardy

  3. Languid(adj)

    promoting or indicating weakness or heaviness; as, a languid day

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Languid

    lang′gwid, adj. slack or feeble: flagging: exhausted: sluggish: spiritless.—adj. Languesc′ent, growing languid.—adv. Lang′uidly.—n. Lang′uidness. [Fr.,—L. languiduslanguēre, to be weak.]

How to pronounce languid?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say languid in sign language?

  1. languid

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of languid in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of languid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of languid in a Sentence

  1. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    Poor little Foal of an oppressed race! I love the languid patience of thy face.

  2. Edmund Burke:

    In doing good, we are generally cold, and languid, and sluggish; and of all things afraid of being too much in the right. But the works of malice and injustice are quite in another style. They are finished with a bold, masterly hand; touched as they are with the spirit of those vehement passions that call forth all our energies, whenever we oppress and persecute.

Images & Illustrations of languid

  1. languidlanguidlanguidlanguidlanguid

Popularity rank by frequency of use

languid#10000#79376#100000

Translations for languid

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for languid »

Translation

Find a translation for the languid definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these languid definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"languid." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 15 Oct. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/languid>.

Are we missing a good definition for languid? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for languid:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.