One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his languid demeanour irritated her’
relaxed, unhurried, languorous, unenergetic, lacking in energy, slow, slow-moving
listless, lethargic, phlegmatic, torpid, sluggish, lazy, idle, slothful, inactive, indolent, lackadaisical, apathetic, indifferent, uninterested, impassive
informal laid back
rare otiose, pococurante, Laodicean
2‘languid days in the Italian sun’
leisurely, peaceful, languorous, relaxed, restful, lazy
3‘pale, languid individuals’
sickly, weak, faint, feeble, frail, delicate, debilitated, flagging, drooping
tired, weary, fatigued, enervated
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