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languidly

[ lang-gwid-lee ]
/ ˈlæŋ gwɪd li /
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adverb

in a way that lacks vitality or energy; lazily:Because sloths move so languidly, and they don't groom themselves, algae often grows in their fur.The day was overly warm, and Em was swinging idly in the hammock, languidly sipping from a glass of lemonade.
in a way that lacks spirit or interest:We filed slowly and languidly into the massive lecture hall.

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Origin of languidly

un·lan·guid·ly, adverb
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