SYNONYMS FOR languid
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Origin of languid
OTHER WORDS FROM languidlan·guid·ly, adverblan·guid·ness, nounun·lan·guid, adjectiveun·lan·guid·ness, noun
Words nearby languid
Example sentences from the Web for languid
It steeps its songs in traditional Ukrainian folk music but spices them with ingredients from around the world, such as raga drones from India, metrical drumming from Japan, and languid blues from America.What Makes Music Universal - Issue 99: Universality|Kevin Berger|April 29, 2021|Nautilus
All night long they struggle; nobody knows the name of the harsh light that keeps slowly opening like a languid fruit.
In or out of uniform his motion is languid, his voice relaxed and mellifluous, his movements deliberate, confident.
Just a few days ago, India was in a relaxed, almost languid, state of mind.
He was more finely bred than any American she had met, with his bone-china accent, willowy height and languid wit.Tallulah Bankhead: Gay, Drunk and Liberated in an Era of Excess Art|Judith Mackrell|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yes, there is a sense of it being still, even languid in that film.
Maria Theresa held it in her hand, and looked on it a few seconds with a languid smile.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Richard would fain have moralised and comforted, but she felt as if she knew it all before, and heard with languid attention.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
Only time, he said to Mrs. Ashton—she would be all right in time; the summer heat was making her languid.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
The votaries of fashion and gayety are they to whom existence grows languid and life a burden.
She raised her languid eyes to her child, but her palsied tongue could speak no word of tenderness.