Lan"guid (?), a. [L. languidus, fr. languere to be faint or languid: cf. F. languide. See Languish.]


Drooping or flagging from exhaustion; indisposed to exertion; without animation; weak; weary; heavy; dull.

" Languid, powerless limbs. "


Fire their languid souls with Cato's virtue. Addison.


Slow in progress; tardy.

" No motion so swift or languid."



Promoting or indicating weakness or heaviness; as, a languid day.

Feebly she laugheth in the languid moon. Keats.

Their idleness, aimless and languid airs. W. Black.

Syn. -- Feeble; weak; faint; sickly; pining; exhausted; weary; listless; heavy; dull; heartless.

-- Lan"guid*ly, adv. -- Lan"guid*ness, n.


© Webster 1913.

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