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Webster 1913 Edition


Languorous

Lan′guor-ous

,
Adj.
[From
Languor
: cf. F.
langoureux
.]
Producing, or tending to produce, languor; characterized by languor.
[Obs. or Poetic]
Whom late I left in
languorous
constraint.
Spenser.
To wile the length from
languorous
hours, and draw
The sting from pain.
Tennyson.

Webster 1828 Edition


Languorous

LAN'GUOROUS

,
Adj.
Tedious; melancholy. Obs.

Definition 2022


languorous

languorous

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languorous (comparative more languorous, superlative most languorous)

  1. lacking energy, spirit, liveliness or vitality; languid, lackadaisical
    • 1911, George Sterling, The House of Orchids:
      Warm as a Lesbian valley's afternoon Made langourous with June

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