TEM8 IELTS GRE
- languid (adj.)
- 1590s, from Middle French languide (16c.) and directly from Latin languidus "faint, listless," from languere "be weak or faint," from PIE root *(s)leg- "to be slack" (see lax). Related: Languidly; languidness.
- 1. a languid wave of the hand
- 2. His languid manner annoys me when there's work to be done.
- 3. Time spent at Jumby Bay can be as energetic or as languid as you wish.
- 4. To his delight a familiar, tall, languid figure lowered itself down the steps of a club.
- 5. Marianne fixed her eyes on her with a rational, though languid, gaze.
- 玛丽安眼睛凝视着她, 目光虽然疲弱, 却是清醒.
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