Definition of languorous
1 : producing or tending to produce languor a languorous climate those hot and languorous southern days
2 : full of or characterized by languor a languorous soak in the tub may be a rare respite for most women — Vogue
Examples of languorous in a Sentence
the drummer's languorous playing caused the rest of the band to keep missing the beat
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Mali Blues at times proves repetitive and too languorous in its pacing.
Yes, Pujol is the pinnacle of contemporary Mexico cuisine, and Contramar the quintessence of a sophisticated yet languorous chilango lunch.
Elizabeth Colomba, a Martinican painter of languorous black women in lush surroundings, had an intriguing show last year at the Long Gallery in Harlem, but the two examples here are airless and mannered, and too reliant on gold leaf.
All of this is not to say that Twin Peaks's new go-round isn't worthy of attention; its slow and languorous way of taking its time with scenes keeps one, mostly, attentive.
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