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[lang-ger-uh s] /ˈlæŋ gər əs/

characterized by ; languid.
inducing :
languorous fragrance.
characterized by or producing languor
another word for languid

late 15c., “mournful,” from Old French langoros (11c.), from langor (see languor). Meaning “suggestive of languor” is from 1821. Related: Languorously; languorousness.


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