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Word: languor

Definition: lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression


Sentences Containing 'languor'

Besides which, she is so charmingly ugly,' relapsing into languor.
But his languor altogether was quite a wonderful sight; except when he addressed himself to his cousin Annie.
Mrs. Micawber put on her brown gloves, and assumed a genteel languor.
The mind, which had previously been active and inquisitive, assumed a gentle, placid indifference, corresponding to the muscular languor, but the intellect was unimpaired ...
The second line, ""Bercent mon coeur d'une langueur monotone"" ("soothe my heart with a monotonous languor"), transmitted late on 5 June, meant that the attack was to be mounted immediately.
The swing of his nature took him from extreme languor to devouring energy; and, as I knew well, he was never so truly formidable as when, for days on end, he had been lounging in his armchair amid his improvisations and his black-letter editions.
The tranced ship indolently rolls; the drowsy trade winds blow; everything resolves you into languor.
Then he took down from the rack the old and oily clay pipe, which was to him as a counsellor, and, having lit it, he leaned back in his chair, with the thick blue cloud-wreaths spinning up from him, and a look of infinite languor in his face.
This has ever been the fate of energy in security; it takes to art and to eroticism, and then come languor and decay.
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