Languor : Definition

Languor

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Definitions of Languor

Pronunciation : Lan"guor
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OE. langour, OF. langour, F. langueur, L. languor. See Languish.]
Definition : 1. A state of the body or mind which is caused by exhaustion of strength and characterized by a languid feeling; feebleness; lassitude; laxity.

2. Any enfeebling disease. [Obs.] Sick men with divers languors. Wyclif (Luke iv. 40).

3. Listless indolence; dreaminess. Pope. " German dreams, Italian languors." The Century.

Syn. -- Feebleness; weakness; faintness; weariness; dullness; heaviness; lassitude; listlessness.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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