He suddenly saw Tom stir, and he came from his state of languor.
Outside the door of the anaesthetizing-room Miss Harrison's languor vanished.
The weariness of the long labour must often apologise for languor, where the claims of the matter are less importunate.
Moderation is the languor and sloth of the soul, Ambition its activity and heat.
A sickness was racking in every one of my bones, a languor and weariness creeping through my every fibre and muscle.
No languor, no dull headache, no exhaustion, follows your experience.
He hated the languor and heat in which he was condemned to spend so much of each day.
But languor at last overcame her, and she fell into gentle slumber.
So deep was the gloom, so paralyzing the languor, that at last she gave up all endeavor to utter words of prayer.
On waking in the morning we all p. 263experienced languor and lassitude.
c.1300, "disease, distress, mental suffering," from Old French langor "sickness, weakness" (Modern French langueur), from Latin languorem (nominative languor) "faintness, feebleness, lassitude," from languere "be weak or faint" (see lax). Sense shifted to "faintness, weariness" (1650s) and "habitual want of energy" (1825).