Synonyms for languid
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : lang-gwid|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈlæŋ gwɪd|
Top 10 synonyms for languid Other synonyms for the word languid
Définition of languidOrigin :
- 1590s, from Middle French languide (16c.) and directly from Latin languidus "faint, listless," from languere "be weak or faint," from PIE root *(s)leg- "to be slack" (see lax). Related: Languidly; languidness.
- adj drooping, dull, listless
- Her applause was not languid applause, neither was it without discrimination.
- Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
- Mrs. Beaufort, languid and afflicted with headache, said little.
- Extract from : « Night and Morning, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
- But this languid century was to close with a tremendous explosion.
- Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 364, February 1846 » by Various
- She lifted a deep, languid glance upon me and shook her head.
- Extract from : « A Hero of Our Time » by M. Y. Lermontov
- With a languid movement she eked out the thought that was in her.
- Extract from : « Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille » by Emile Zola
- She fell into a languid state from that moment, and at the end of three days she died.
- Extract from : « The Phantom World » by Augustin Calmet
- She had large, low-lidded eyes, which lent her face a languid air.
- Extract from : « The Strolling Saint » by Raphael Sabatini
- Reclining on his divan he looked her up and down with a languid eye.
- Extract from : « The Sea-Hawk » by Raphael Sabatini
- "Oh, not at all," the other answered with languid acquiescence, as he seated himself.
- Extract from : « The Market-Place » by Harold Frederic
- The dog submitted to the operation with languid resignation.
- Extract from : « The Hound From The North » by Ridgwell Cullum
Antonyms for languid
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