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Wordy Wednesday Languid

Pronunciation: IPA: /ˈlæŋ.ɡwɪd/ Etymology 1 From Latin languidus Adjective languid (comparative more languid, superlative most languid) Lacking enthusiasm, energy, or strength; drooping or flagging from weakness, fatigue, or lack of energy quotations Heavy; dull; dragging; wanting spirit or animation; listless; apathetic. Lacking force or quickness of movement Did You Know? The letter L holds claim to a payload of words in English that connote a lack of energy or enthusiasm. Two of them—languid and languorous—derive from the same source, the Latin verb languēre (“to languish”). Languid describes

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