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Languor

Languor
1. A state of the body or mind which is caused by exhaustion of strength and characterised by a languid feeling; feebleness; lassitude; laxity.
2. Any enfeebling disease. Sick men with divers languors. (Wyclif (Luke iv. 40))
3. Listless indolence; dreaminess. Pope. german dreams, Italian languors.
Synonym: Feebleness, weakness, faintness, weariness, dullness, heaviness, lassitude, listlessness.
Origin: oe. Langour, OF. Langour, f. Langueur, L. Languor. See languish.


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