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languorous

[ lang-ger-uhs ]
/ ˈlæŋ gər əs /
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adjective
characterized by languor; languid.
inducing languor: languorous fragrance.
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Origin of languorous

First recorded in 1480–90; languor + -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM languorous

lan·guor·ous·ly, adverblan·guor·ous·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for languorous

languorous
/ (ˈlæŋɡərəs) /

adjective
characterized by or producing languor
another word for languid

Derived forms of languorous

languorously, adverblanguorousness, noun
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