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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Languid

LAN'GUID, adjective [Latin languidus, from langueo, to droop or flag. See Languish.]

1. Flagging; drooping; hence, feeble; weak; heavy; dull; indisposed to exertion. The body is languid after excessive action, which exhausts its powers.

2. Slow; as languid motion.

3. Dull; heartless; without animation.

And fire their languid soul with Cato's virtue.