What does languor mean?

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ˈlæŋ gərlan·guor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. languor, dreaminess(noun)

    a relaxed comfortable feeling

  2. languor, lassitude, listlessness(noun)

    a feeling of lack of interest or energy

  3. languor, lethargy, sluggishness, phlegm, flatness(noun)

    inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy

    "the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends"

Wiktionary

  1. languor(Noun)

    a state of the body or mind caused by exhaustion or disease and characterized by a languid feeling: lassitude

    languor of convalescence

    Etymology: From the langour, langor, from the , from languor, from languere.

  2. languor(Noun)

    listless indolence; dreaminess

    a certain languor in the air hinted at an early summer -- James Purdy

    Etymology: From the langour, langor, from the , from languor, from languere.

  3. languor(Noun)

    dullness, sluggishness; lack of vigor; stagnation

    from languor she passed to the lightest vivacity -- Elinor Wylie

    Etymology: From the langour, langor, from the , from languor, from languere.

  4. languor(Noun)

    An enfeebling disease; suffering

    Etymology: From the langour, langor, from the , from languor, from languere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Languor(noun)

    a state of the body or mind which is caused by exhaustion of strength and characterized by a languid feeling; feebleness; lassitude; laxity

  2. Languor(noun)

    any enfeebling disease

  3. Languor(noun)

    listless indolence; dreaminess. Pope

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Languor

    lang′gwur, n. state of being languid or faint: dullness: listlessness: softness.—adj. Lang′uorous, full of languor: tedious: melancholy.—v.t. Lang′ure (Spens.), to languish.

Editors Contribution

  1. languor

    (け)だるさ,(心地よい)疲労感; 無気力 in Japanese.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 23, 2019  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of languor in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of languor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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