Thursday, June 21, 2001
Definitions for languor
- Mental or physical weariness or fatigue.
- Listless indolence, especially the indolence of one who is satiated by a life of luxury or pleasure.
- A heaviness or oppressive stillness of the air.
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Citations for languor
Without health life is not life, wrote Rabelais, "life is not livable. . . . Without health life is nothing but languor."
Charles's court exuded a congenial hedonism. It was exuberant and intemperate, given to both languor and excess.