[ adjective ] lacking spirit or liveliness


"a lackadaisical attempt" "a languid mood" "a languid wave of the hand" "a hot languorous afternoon"

Used in print

(Bruce Palmer, "My Brother's Keeper", Many Are...)

Watson glanced briefly at him , seeing only a body rigidly erect behind the languid banner .

(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)

He saw the Starbird as she lay , her slender mast up and gently turning , its point describing constant languid circles against a cumulus sky .

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