Definition of Languorously

1. Adverb. In a languorous manner. "He was sprawling languorously on the sofa"

Partainyms: Languorous



Definition of Languorously

1. Adverb. In a languorous manner, without exertion, lazily. ¹

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Definition of Languorously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Languorously

languidness
languidnesses
languish
languished
languisher
languishers
languishes
languishing
languishingly
languishment
languishments
languishness
languisht
languor
languorous
languorously (current term)
languorousness
languors
languour
languourous
languours
langur
langure
langured
langures
languring
langurs
langya
laniard
laniards

Literary usage of Languorously

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1. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1921)
"She has broken the alabaster box Of ointment. She anoints the feet of her god In a passion of fragrance. languorously She caresses them with the dark of her ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1913)
"On one side the bosom of the Pacific rises and falls languorously under a genial sun; on the other the line of rugged hills, in their shaggy mantles of ..."

3. Representative American Plays by Arthur Hobson Quinn (1917)
"(languorously, but with a faint suggestion of humor.) Is that really you, Sir John? JOHN. (Lively^ and far from being impressed by VIDA. ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"The children of Keats are people like Rossetti, Walter Pater, Oscar Wilde, whose eyes were fixed sadly and languorously on the sunset of things. ..."

5. Representative Plays by American Dramatists by Montrose Jonas Moses (1921)
"VIDA. Anything more inopportune! I never dreamed she'd come— [CYNTHIA comes in veiled. As siie walks quickly into the room, VIDA greets her languorously. ..."

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