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adverb as in nonchalantly

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Example Sentences

Turkish soldiers sat by their vehicles in the twilight languidly chatting or cooking.

She found the sick woman wrapped up in a warm dressing-gown, reclining languidly in a large easy chair.

She thanked them for their gifts but languidly, and did not visibly brighten when told that her husband was better.

She looks, a little languidly still, at her doll, which sleeps beside her own bed.

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.

The new-comer approached the sideboard, leaned languidly upon her elbow, and picked up a half-blown bud at random from the pile.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to languidly, such as: sluggishly, inactively, indifferently, listlessly, slowly, and weakly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.