languorous

[ lang-ger-uh s ]
/ ˈlæŋ gər əs /

adjective

characterized by languor; languid.
inducing languor: languorous fragrance.

Origin of languorous

First recorded in 1480–90; languor + -ous

Related forms

lan·guor·ous·ly, adverblan·guor·ous·ness, noun
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languorous

/ (ˈlæŋɡərəs) /

adjective

characterized by or producing languor
another word for languid

Derived Forms

languorously, adverblanguorousness, noun
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