adv. without strength or energy, slowly, sluggishly; apathetically, with indifference, listlessly

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  • languidly — languid ► ADJECTIVE 1) disinclined to exert oneself physically. 2) weak or faint from illness or fatigue. DERIVATIVES languidly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • languidly — adverb in a languid and lethargic manner the men languidly put on their jackets • Derived from adjective: ↑languid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Languidly — Languid Lan guid, a. [L. languidus, fr. languere to be faint or languid: cf. F. languide. See {Languish}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Drooping or flagging from exhaustion; indisposed to exertion; without animation; weak; weary; heavy; dull. Languid,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • languidly — adverb see languid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • languidly — See languid. * * * …   Universalium

  • languidly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. nonchalantly, indifferently, gently; see calmly , easily 1 , slowly …   English dictionary for students

  • languidly — lan·guid·ly …   English syllables

  • languidly — See: languid …   English dictionary

  • languid — languidly, adv. languidness, n. /lang gwid/, adj. 1. lacking in vigor or vitality; slack or slow: a languid manner. 2. lacking in spirit or interest; listless; indifferent. 3. drooping or flagging from weakness or fatigue; faint. [1590 1600; < L… …   Universalium

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