Languid



[lang-gwid] /ˈlæŋ gwɪd/

adjective
1.
lacking in vigor or vitality; slack or slow:
a languid manner.
2.
lacking in spirit or interest; listless; indifferent.
3.
drooping or flagging from weakness or fatigue; faint.
/ˈlæŋɡwɪd/
adjective
1.
without energy or spirit
2.
without interest or enthusiasm
3.
sluggish; inactive
adj.

1590s, from Middle French languide (16c.) and directly from Latin languidus “faint, listless,” from languere “be weak or faint,” from PIE root *(s)leg- “to be slack” (see lax). Related: Languidly; languidness.

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