Definition of Languidly

1. Adverb. In a languid and lethargic manner. "The men languidly put on their jackets"

Partainyms: Languid



Definition of Languidly

1. Adverb. In a languid manner, without force or effort, in a manner requiring little energy or exertion. ¹

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Definition of Languidly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Languidly

languaged
languageless
languagelessness
languagelike
languages
languaging
langue
langued
languente
langues
languet
languets
languette
languettes
languid
languidly (current term)
languidness
languidnesses
languish
languished
languisher
languishers
languishes
languishing
languishingly
languishment
languishments
languishness
languisht
languor

Literary usage of Languidly

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1. Kate Beaumont by John William De Forest (1872)
"She languidly watched the unknown out of sight, wondered a little who he might be, went back to her bed, and at last slept. Before the younger sister was up ..."

2. The Life of John Milton by Charles Symmons (1822)
"While his opponent's production lingered on the vender's shelves or crept languidly through a very confined circulation, his own passed rapidly through ..."

3. Fraser's Magazine (1875)
"... of life with whom he lounges along the Row in the morning, or sneers languidly through a summer's afternoon. These papers being avowedly •written by a ..."

4. Diary of a Daly Débutante: Being Passages from the Journal of a Member of by Dora Knowlton Thompson Ranous (1910)
"... a rather lackadaisical damsel, and once, in the company of actors, when someone asked her what kind of beer she liked, she drawled languidly: " Bee-ah ? ..."

5. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1893)
"... and replied in as few words as possible, speaking slowly and languidly, and with a somewhat " thick" articulation ; after a little talking she ..."

6. The True Intellectual System of the Universe: Wherein All the Reason and by Ralph Cudworth, Johann Lorenz Mosheim (1845)
"... and speak more languidly and sceptically about it ; as for example, in his book De Partibus An ma- lium, where he treats concerning an artificial nature ..."

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