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Wordnet 3.0


1. lacking spirit or liveliness;
- Example: "a lackadaisical attempt"
- Example: "a languid mood"
- Example: "a languid wave of the hand"
- Example: "a hot languorous afternoon"
[syn: dreamy, lackadaisical, languid, languorous]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Languorous \Lan"guor*ous\, a. [From Languor: cf. F. langoureux.] Producing, or tending to produce, languor; characterized by languor. [Obs. or Poetic] [1913 Webster] Whom late I left in languorous constraint. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] To wile the length from languorous hours, and draw The sting from pain. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

languorous adj 1: lacking spirit or liveliness; "a lackadaisical attempt"; "a languid mood"; "a languid wave of the hand"; "a hot languorous afternoon" [syn: dreamy, lackadaisical, languid, languorous]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

167 Moby Thesaurus words for "languorous": abeyant, ambling, anemic, apathetic, asthenic, benumbed, blase, bloodless, bored, cataleptic, catatonic, cautious, chicken, circumspect, claudicant, cowardly, crawling, creeping, creeping like snail, dead, debilitated, deliberate, dilatory, dopey, dormant, drooping, droopy, drugged, dull, easy, effete, enervated, etiolated, exanimate, faineant, faint, faintish, faltering, feeble, flabby, flaccid, flagging, flat, floppy, foot-dragging, foul, gentle, gone, gradual, groggy, gutless, halting, heavy, hebetudinous, hobbled, hobbling, idle, imbecile, impotent, in abeyance, in suspense, inactive, inanimate, indolent, indulged, inert, jaded, lackadaisical, laggard, languid, languishing, latent, lax, lazy, leaden, leisurely, lethargic, lifeless, limber, limp, limping, listless, logy, loose, lumbering, lumpish, lustless, marrowless, moderate, moribund, nerveless, numb, pampered, passive, phlegmatic, pithless, poking, poky, pooped, powerless, relaxed, reluctant, rubbery, sapless, sated, sauntering, sedentary, shuffling, sinewless, slack, sleeping, sleepy, slothful, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish, slumbering, smoldering, snail-paced, snaillike, soft, somnolent, spineless, spiritless, staggering, stagnant, stagnating, standing, static, strengthless, strolling, stultified, supine, suspended, tame, tentative, toddling, torpid, tortoiselike, tottering, trudging, turtlelike, unaroused, unhardened, unhurried, unnerved, unstrung, vegetable, vegetative, waddling, wan, weak, weakly, weary, world-weary