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languid (adj.)

1590s, from French languide (16c.) and directly from Latin languidus "faint, listless, and sluggish from weakness, fatigue, or want of energy," from languere "be weak, be fatigued, be faint, be listless," from PIE *langu-, from root *sleg- "be slack, be languid." Related: Languidly; languidness.

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Definitions of languid

languid (adj.)
lacking spirit or liveliness;
a languid wave of the hand
a languid mood
From wordnet.princeton.edu