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languorous

[lang-ger-uh s] /ˈlæŋ gər əs/
adjective
1.
characterized by languor; languid.
2.
inducing languor:
languorous fragrance.
Origin of languorous
1480-1490
1480-90; languor + -ous
Related forms
languorously, adverb
languorousness, noun
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languorous

/ˈlæŋɡərəs/
adjective
1.
characterized by or producing languor
2.
another word for languid
Derived Forms
languorously, adverb
languorousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for languorous
adj.

late 15c., "mournful," from Old French langoros (11c.), from langor (see languor). Meaning "suggestive of languor" is from 1821. Related: Languorously; languorousness.

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