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synonyms for languidly

  • sluggishly
  • inactively
  • indifferently
  • listlessly
  • slowly
  • weakly
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How to use languidly in a sentence

She found the sick woman wrapped up in a warm dressing-gown, reclining languidly in a large easy chair.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
She thanked them for their gifts but languidly, and did not visibly brighten when told that her husband was better.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
She looks, a little languidly still, at her doll, which sleeps beside her own bed.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
The men went about with coats out at the elbows, and seemed to drag along languidly to the blacksmith's shop, or to the inn.
PAPERS FROM OVERLOOK-HOUSECASPER ALMORE
The new-comer approached the sideboard, leaned languidly upon her elbow, and picked up a half-blown bud at random from the pile.
AT LASTMARION HARLAND
Castalia shook hands languidly with Miss Chubb and condescendingly with Rhoda.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
Carlo got up and wagged his tail in answer, but he evidently was in no mood for running; he followed languidly behind.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Beside him sat Robert Bertram, the club idler, slender and languidly elegant.
AVERAGE JONESSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
A boy with an ink-smeared face was setting type and a pallid gentleman with glasses was languidly working a hand-press.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
"It seems to have been an interesting sheet," said the Earl languidly but with watchful eyes.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
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