(a.) Drooping or flagging from exhaustion; indisposed to exertion; without animation; weak; weary; heavy; dull.
(a.) Slow in progress; tardy.
(a.) Promoting or indicating weakness or heaviness; as, a languid day.
(1) General symptoms (fatique, languidness, loss of appetite, temperature) are the same as in younger patients.
(2) Here, too, Capote displayed uncanny journalistic skills, capturing even the most languid and enigmatic of subjects – Brando in his pomp – and eliciting the kinds of confidences that left the actor reflecting ruefully on his "unutterable foolishness".
(3) Ibrahimovic, so languid, had looked an embarrassment at times in this enthralling team, but everything Barça created began from the back.
(4) Noted for his Savile Row suits and languid charm, he was nevertheless a tough and wily reporter in the field, using his wits to escape death on more than one occasion.
(5) This is what we imagined: the becalmed beauty of the Whitsunday Passage, that spectacular collection of islands protectively nestled inside the Great Barrier Reef, safe from prevailing winds; bright blue languid days gliding over turquoise waters, taking turns at the tiller in our togs; finding our own private cove as the sun goes down; diving into warm pristine waters; the tinkling of intimate laughter; the fizz of champagne and the sizzle of prawns on the barbie.
(6) When I was nine, Walk On The Wild Side was number 10 in the charts, and there had never been a record so languid and funky and cool and sexy.
(7) Languidly shifting between conversation, poetry and film, he refused to fix on one genre.
(8) (“It’s a bit embarrassing if the audience doesn’t know the context.”) His film-making strengths – as displayed in Blissfully Yours, Tropical Malady , Syndromes and a Century , and Uncle Boonmee itself – are a structural audacity that often results in narratives stopping dead, switching characters, or reformatting themselves; a languid, lyrical shooting style; and an unhurried investigation of memory and place.
(9) The data showed a “functioning market with decent price growth but limited supply – a languid calm before the storm”, he added.
(10) Fair to ask, probably not fair to conclude, unless you also ask how many of the decisions that went into Lampard’s delayed arrival, and Pirlo’s languid sightseeing tour in New York (the viral Vine of him standing transfixed by the near post as NYC concede from a corner makes him look like nothing so much as a country visitor trying to figure out a midtown crosswalk) were also made over Kreis’s head.
(11) 8.54am GMT Alpine skiing Here’s more detail, culled languidly from the news wires, on Matthis Mayer’s (provisional) gold.
(12) The flagella activate, initially beating in a non-synchronized, languid manner; however, both the tempo and amplitude of the flagellar action gradually increase to resemble that of typical "primitive" sperm once the cells are released from the spermatozeugma.
(13) He goes after its baffling, mellifluous names – Smintheus, Agyieus, Platanistius, Theoxenius – his pencil languidly scratches, in a whimsical mock-invocation of Apollo from 1975.
(14) 'T here is some cheffing instinct involved," says Jeremy Challender, a remarkably languid character for one whose life revolves around caffeine.
(15) And they bring with them wonderful memories: it was so lovely being warm and languid all the time, if not very clean.
(16) In another video , Chapman is shown languidly browsing around Macy's department store while at the same time a Russian official is filmed standing on the street outside.
(17) Denuded of their social and political context, they serve, alongside Copacabana and the palm-fringed beaches of its northern coasts, as code for languid tropical hedonism, the brand identity of Brazil in the global tourist market.
(18) It was a quirk of recent matches that Sanchez, so prolific in the first half of the season, had lost his eye for goal since the return of the languid assists man.
(19) May talk about Liverpool, too 9.15am Below the line, Chaval asks: "Sean, I'm of a mind to back the plucky Danish resistance to hang on for a draw against a languid Dutch side today, at odds not too shy of 3-1.
(20) Seated on his plinth he seemed a languid, even slightly twinkly figure, spectacles balanced on the bridge of his nose, a velvet glove rather than a clattering gavel.
(n.) A state of the body or mind which is caused by exhaustion of strength and characterized by a languid feeling; feebleness; lassitude; laxity.
(n.) Any enfeebling disease.
(n.) Listless indolence; dreaminess. Pope.
(1) (3) In the standing and sitting combined working group, "stiffness", "pain" and "languor" of waist were recognized complicatedly in the dentists experienced over 30 years, and their rates were in high degree.
(2) When mask-like facial expressions, demarche a petit pas, and languor in her lower extremities did not recur during the next menstruation, bromocriptine treatment was discontinued.
(3) The oppressive languor of the Russian summer becomes a guarantee that nothing can ever be resolved.
(4) Every scene is languorous, as if the director has created a reality for his actors, and then filmed it over five months.
(5) Partly this was a sense that society would go soft with success, or, like the Malays, surrender to the easy languor of the tropics.
(6) It is Gauguinesque in style, languorous rather than lascivious, more symbolist than sexual.
(7) Under Serra’s leadership, tens of thousands of Native Americans across Alta California, as the region was then known, were absorbed into Catholic missions – places said by one particularly rapturous myth-maker in the 19th century to be filled with “song, laughter, good food, beautiful languor, and mystical adoration of the Christ”.
(8) But there's an atmosphere here that lingers, without doubt; a languor that wraps itself around the listener deliciously and dangerously.
(9) The driver, a young man in a brown hoodie with a Cleopatra cigarette drooping from his lips, stared languorously at us through the window as we explained our request.
(10) Living it up in a dream of Italian aristocratic languor, the Twombly of the 60s was, in a sense, pursuing a classic American lifeplan – but by the same token, he was quite out of step with the American avant-garde.
(11) Her voice is languorous but punctuated by the odd harshly stressed word.
(12) Jones is dressed in a black flying suit and airman’s hat, and there are no signs of diva behaviour, unless you count the occasional coquettish eye-slide or languorous drawl.
(13) Directed by Spain's Fernando Trueba, it's a contemplative, languorous tale centred on a semi-retired sculptor (played by French screen veteran Jean Rochefort ) living in the Pyrenees during the second world war.
(14) She has a Rothmans cigarette constantly dangling languorously between her fingers (she once said of a potentially boring time in Kuwait: "I was politically conscious and a chain smoker - I needed no other diversions").
(15) It's shot in languorous, long takes, allowing you to absorb the intricacies of body language at your leisure, though with more composition and focus than something shot on handheld.
(16) (2) In the sitting working group, "stiffness", "pain" and "languor" of waist were recognized complicatedly.
(17) Still, I got more derision for liking the 19th-century-set film The House of Tolerance , about a Parisian bordello called L'Apollonide, where prostitutes provide wealthy men with languorous services.
(18) A black mop of shiny hair frames a face with a permanently furrowed brow, and yet there is something languorous about him.
(19) It arrived, characteristically, when least expected – just as the country was winding down with office Christmas parties ahead of the customary hazy summer languor of cricket, family gatherings and beach.
(20) After a while, languor spread to other parts of her body as well, and she was examined on April 5, 1991.