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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: Latin, from languere; LANGUISH

languor

noun
     
lan‧guor [uncountable] literary
1 a pleasant feeling of laziness:
Lying there beside her, he was filled with an agreeable languor.
2 when the air is heavy and there is no wind:
the languor of a hot afternoon
languorous adjective
languorously adverb

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