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Languor


LAN'GUOR, noun [Latin languor ]

1. Feebleness; dullness; heaviness; lassitude of body; that state of the body which is induced by exhaustion of strength, as by disease, by extraordinary exertion, by the relaxing effect of heat, or by weakness from any cause.

2. Dullness of the intellectual faculty; listlessness.

3. Softness; laxity.

To isles of fragrance, lily-silvered vales, diffusing languor in the parting gales.