[lang-ger] /ˈlæŋ gər/
lack of energy or vitality; sluggishness.
lack of spirit or interest; listlessness; stagnation.
physical weakness or faintness.
emotional softness or tenderness.
physical or mental laziness or weariness
a feeling of dreaminess and relaxation
oppressive silence or stillness
c.1300, “disease, distress, mental suffering,” from Old French langor “sickness, weakness” (Modern French langueur), from Latin languorem (nominative languor) “faintness, feebleness, lassitude,” from languere “be weak or faint” (see lax). Sense shifted to “faintness, weariness” (1650s) and “habitual want of energy” (1825).
[lang-ger-uh s] /ˈlæŋ gər əs/ adjective 1. characterized by ; languid. 2. inducing : languorous fragrance. /ˈlæŋɡərəs/ adjective 1. characterized by or producing languor 2. another word for languid adj. late 15c., “mournful,” from Old French langoros (11c.), from langor (see languor). Meaning “suggestive of languor” is from 1821. Related: Languorously; languorousness.
[luhng-goo r] /lʌŋˈgʊər/ noun 1. any of various slender, long-tailed monkeys of the genus Presbytis, of Asia, feeding on leaves, fruits, and seeds: several species are threatened or endangered. /lʌŋˈɡʊə/ noun 1. any of various agile arboreal Old World monkeys of the genus Presbytis and related genera, of S and SE Asia having a slender […]
1. a combining form meaning “wool,” used in the formation of compound words: laniferous.
[lan-yerd] /ˈlæn yərd/ noun 1. . [lan-yerd] /ˈlæn yərd/ noun 1. Nautical. a short rope or wire rove through deadeyes to hold and tauten standing rigging. 2. any of various small cords or ropes for securing or suspending something, as a whistle about the neck or a knife from one’s belt. 3. a cord with […]