[ lang-ger-uhs ]
/ ˈlæŋ gər əs /
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OTHER WORDS FROM languorouslan·guor·ous·ly, adverblan·guor·ous·ness, noun
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How to use languorous in a sentence
He bunches himself up tightly, one leg entwined over the other, with the crossed leg dangling, limply, languorously.Obama's Televised Turn-Off|Tunku Varadarajan|July 29, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Despite verandahs and trees, the sunshine soaks down into every corner—genially, languorously warm.From Capetown to Ladysmith|G. W. Steevens
Stretching himself languorously, he permitted the alarm to exhaust itself, then buried his head in his pillow.The Substitute Prisoner|Max Marcin
"Bad advice," commented the girl, her hazel eyes gazing dreamily, languorously into the distance.The Fashionable Adventures of Joshua Craig|David Graham Phillips
"I am in an awfully nice bar in Maritzburg," she told him languorously.Poppy|Cynthia Stockley
Languorously she leaned back among the cushions of the sofa.The Title Market|Emily Post
British Dictionary definitions for languorous
/ (ˈlæŋɡərəs) /
characterized by or producing languor
another word for languid
Derived forms of languorouslanguorously, adverblanguorousness, noun
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