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noun 
  1. a state of the body or mind caused by exhaustion or disease and characterized by a languid feeling: lassitude <languor of convalescence>
  2. listless indolence: dreaminess
    certain languor in the air hinted at an early summer -- wikipedia:James Purdy, James Purdy
  3. dullness, sluggishness: lack of vigor: stagnation
    from languor she passed to the lightest vivacity -- wikipedia:Elinor Wylie, Elinor Wylie
  4. obsolete. enfeebling disease: suffering
Translations: 
  • French: langueur
Etymology: Middle English langour, langor, from Old French, from Latin languor, from langure to feel faint, languish -- more at slack


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