He suddenly saw Tom stir, and he came from his state of languor.
She complained once more of a headache and of a languor which she could not account for.
The weariness of the long labour must often apologise for languor, where the claims of the matter are less importunate.
The doctor was all devotion, and Miss Custer all languor and dependence.
A sickness was racking in every one of my bones, a languor and weariness creeping through my every fibre and muscle.
In the sky was mingled all the languor and the violence of the spring.
He hated the languor and heat in which he was condemned to spend so much of each day.
"He has something on his mind," assented Lois, with a note of languor in her voice.
So deep was the gloom, so paralyzing the languor, that at last she gave up all endeavor to utter words of prayer.
The nearest she came to it was a dull feeling of languor in early spring.
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).