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Definition 1: inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where languor or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends

Synonyms for languor in the sense of this definition

(languor is a kind of ...) a disposition to remain inactive or inert

"he had to overcome his inertia and get back to work"

Definition 2: a relaxed comfortable feeling - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for languor in the sense of this definition

(languor is a kind of ...) a feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry

"the easiness we feel when sleeping"

Definition 3: a feeling of lack of interest or energy - [noun denoting feeling]

Synonyms for languor in the sense of this definition

(languor is a kind of ...) an absence of emotion or enthusiasm

Definition 4: oppressively still air - [noun denoting phenomenon]

Samples where languor or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the afternoon was hot, quiet, and heavy with languor
  • Summer shows all the languor of a hot, breezeless day as the dancer lazily brushes her hand over her brow

(languor is a kind of ...) air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

"trees bent under the fierce winds" "when there is no wind, row" "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"

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