Definition of languor
1 : weakness or weariness of body or mind the languor of convalescence
2 : listless indolence or inertia languor brought on by a hot summer afternoon
Examples of languor in a sentence
They enjoyed the languor brought on by a hot summer afternoon.
They felt an indefinable languor.
Origin and Etymology of languor
Middle English, from Anglo-French langur, from Latin languor, from languēre
First Known Use: 1646
Synonym Discussion of languor
LANGUOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of languor for English Language Learners
: a state of feeling tired and relaxed
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