1. Drooping or flagging from exhaustion; indisposed to exertion; without animation; weak; weary; heavy; dull. “ Languid, powerless limbs. ”
Fire their languid souls with Cato's virtue. --Addison.
2. Slow in progress; tardy. “ No motion so swift or languid.”
3. Promoting or indicating weakness or heaviness; as, a languid day.
Feebly she laugheth in the languid moon. --Keats.
Their idleness, aimless flirtations and languid airs. --W. Black.
Syn: -- Feeble; weak; faint; sickly; pining; exhausted; weary; listless; heavy; dull; heartless.
-- Lan*guid*ly, adv. -- Lan*guid*ness, n.
adj : lacking spirit or liveliness; "a lackadaisical attempt"; "a
languid mood"; "a languid wave of the hand"; "a hot
languorous afternoon" [syn: dreamy, lackadaisical,