(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.
(a.) Having no desire or inclination; indifferent; heedless; spiritless.
(1) After six months of sessions, when the infant manifested full-blown weaning patterns, the mother reported symptoms indicating a major depressive episode, such as pervasive dejection and rejection, listlessness, and anxiety attacks.
(2) I watched as a class of listless 10-year-olds struggled with an aimless lesson in creationism.
(3) Its findings – including evidence that the Republican nominee is making dramatic headway with female voters, young people and those in the heartlands of the mid-west – appear to confirm that Obama's listless performance at the debate, and by contrast Romney's strong showing, has translated into a powerful political force.
(4) Within 3 hours of bacterial inoculation, all lambs that received P haemolytica were anorectic, listless, and febrile, and had hyperpnea and dyspnea.
(5) Sturm, Stahl, and Heer sit a few chairs down from Zschäpe in what appears a state of permanent listlessness.
(6) But Farber's lab was listless and empty, a bare warren of chemicals and glass jars connected to the main hospital through a series of icy corridors.
(7) Bojan Krkic and Xherdan Shaqiri were substituted after strangely listless performances and there was a collective gasp from the crowd when the public announcer named Marko Arnautovic as the man of the match.
(8) "People are now lethargic and listless because of starvation.
(9) And there is nothing more elderly than listlessness and fear.
(10) Everything else is flashback, rewinding to show the drip-drip of humiliations that turn a listless pizza delivery man into a killer with nothing to lose.
(11) The second half began as a listless affair until De Bruyne took charge.
(12) Tambor’s children are self-involved, sexually confused and in the middle of various life crises, with Girls star Gaby Hoffman particularly impressive as listless youngest daughter Ali.
(13) This exploratory study, conducted among 104 male workers free from cardiovascular disease (CVD), tested the association between burnout and two of its common concomitants--tension and listlessness--and cardiovascular risk factors.
(14) In a typical outbreak, 5% of the pullets were stunted and listless with unkempt feathers.
(15) All infected pigs showed inappetence and listlessness, but there were no clinical signs of nervous disorder.
(16) There is a peculiar pridelessness in the current Britain, a listless indifference to the morals it holds and represents.
(17) About half of under-25-year-olds in the labour force are without a job, and this threatens to leave the country with a listless lost generation for whom unemployment is the norm.
(18) Clinical signs of hyperviscosity syndrome in a 6-year-old dog included listlessness, polydipsia, anorexia, vomiting, and recurrent bleeding from the gums.
(19) In Godard's film, the Concordia plays the role of a decadent limbo where the tourists drift listlessly amid the ritzy interiors.
(20) So high, in fact, that the cast appears to be suffering from altitude sickness, with characters staggering around listlessly while peering upwards, or pulling faces like geese struggling to choose between souvenir cagoules in Glen Nevis Visitor Centre.