languid languid  /ˈlæŋɡ wəd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) lacking spirit or liveliness

Usage(s):

  1. Excessive heat can cause people to become languid and lazy.
  2. Languid addicts filled the pubs and watched the football match on the giant screen.

News

  • No big waves in the labor pool

    The jobs report released Friday by the Labor Department showed that the economy continues to drift along at a languid pace.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Minnesota Public Radio

Quotes

  1. "If you look at the statistics you'll see that he's one of the hardest runners in our team," said Rio Ferdinand. "He's languid, but he really puts the effort in. If you see him at the training ground, he's always in the gym. For one player to...
    on Mar 7, 2010 By: Rio Ferdinand Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "He has a languid style," said Ferguson. "Maybe that's the thing against him, his style of play, rather than his actual effect on the game. I'm particularly happy with that. He is a very, very good player. Dimitar would like to score a goal;...
    on Aug 21, 2009 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. Akhtar calls the ballad Tum ho toh the toughest on the list "because of its slow languid pace with many portions holding single notes over many bars:"
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: Farhan Akhtar Source: Screen Weekly

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