noun lan·guor \ˈlaŋ-gər also -ər\

: a state of feeling tired and relaxed

Full Definition of LANGUOR

:  weakness or weariness of body or mind
:  listless indolence or inertia

Examples of LANGUOR

  1. They enjoyed the languor brought on by a hot summer afternoon.
  2. They felt an indefinable languor.

Origin of LANGUOR

Middle English, from Anglo-French langur, from Latin languor, from languēre
First Known Use: 14th century


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