In or out of uniform his motion is languid, his voice relaxed and mellifluous, his movements deliberate, confident.
Once upon a time, French presidents were languid, detached, and rarely ever rushed.
By that he means, and I soon discovered, that the pacing is languid and perfectly in keeping with real police procedure.
His copy was lucid and languid in a way that a wire service or television type could cherish but never reproduce.
He was more finely bred than any American she had met, with his bone-china accent, willowy height and languid wit.
He was tall with a high hat, a fine moustache and a tailcoat; he had melancholy eyes and a languid air.
Could this languid, blasé nobleman be the man Madeleine loved?
Cynthia opened her languid eyes, and seeing the Duchess's dress stained with her blood, mutely drew it to her lips.
None of them were dull, or languid, or dim-eyed this morning.
Mr. Calhoun handed her to a chair, where she began to use her languid but effective fan.
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.