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Maria Theresa held it in her hand, and looked on it a few seconds with a languid smile.
Richard would fain have moralised and comforted, but she felt as if she knew it all before, and heard with languid attention.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Only time, he said to Mrs. Ashton—she would be all right in time; the summer heat was making her languid.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The votaries of fashion and gayety are they to whom existence grows languid and life a burden.
She raised her languid eyes to her child, but her palsied tongue could speak no word of tenderness.
It was not a languid, speculative, preference of one theory of government to another, but a fierce and dominant passion.
In a languid way, and as if life was altogether too fatiguing, she walked down the stairs.
A consort was found for him in the royal family of France; and her beauty and grace gave him a languid pleasure.
We are growing too serious, the railways and telegraph have upset us and enervated us, we are getting languid and dull.
You will see by the numbers that last Thursday we had an easy, but it was a languid, victory.

WORDS RELATED TO LANGUID

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longanimitynoun | [long-guh-nim-i-tee, lawng- ]SEE DEFINITION
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