languid

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lacking energy and vitality or showing such a lack

Synonyms for languid

lacking spirit or liveliness

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Without deigning to look at me at all, she languidly lifted the coin and bit it
But he kept up, nevertheless, and, with his head drooping languidly on his breast, went stumbling onward, he knew not whither.
I think," she continued, rising languidly from her chair, "I had better go indoors again now and rest on the sofa till he comes back.
He seemed floating languidly in a sea of dreamy vision.
The atmosphere of those Fairy palaces was like the breath of the simoom: and their inhabitants, wasting with heat, toiled languidly in the desert.
But strolling on to the Bank to kill time, and having the good fortune to observe at the window,' towards which he languidly waved his hand, then slightly bowed, 'a lady of a very superior and agreeable appearance, I considered that I could not do better than take the liberty of asking that lady where Mr.
Marie lay reclined on a sofa, opposite the window opening on the verandah, closely secluded, under an awning of transparent gauze, from the outrages of the mosquitos, and languidly holding in her hand an elegantly bound prayer-book.
She opened her soft eyes languidly, and made out to say:
When she left off - and she had not laughed languidly, but with real enjoyment - I said, in my diffident way with her:
She looked up at him languidly, as though her lids were weighted with sleep and it cost her an effort to raise them.
He had been somewhat languidly drifting with events for the last fortnight, and letting May's fair looks and radiant nature obliterate the rather importunate pressure of the Mingott claims.
Well may the court be dim, with wasting candles here and there; well may the fog hang heavy in it, as if it would never get out; well may the stained-glass windows lose their colour and admit no light of day into the place; well may the uninitiated from the streets, who peep in through the glass panes in the door, be deterred from entrance by its owlish aspect and by the drawl, languidly echoing to the roof from the padded dais where the Lord High Chancellor looks into the lantern that has no light in it and where the attendant wigs are all stuck in a fog-bank
Prince Vasili always spoke languidly, like an actor repeating a stale part.
He merely seemed to realize, rather languidly, that Cyril had behaved in a way which was foolish, because other people did not behave in that way.
On a lazy afternoon, one can gawk at the airplanes that circle around before leaving or landing at the Puerto Princesa airport, or count the fishing boats languidly crisscrossing the harbor.