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languid
used in Frankenstein

5 uses
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Definition
lacking energy or relaxed or moving slowly
  • Sometimes my pulse beat so quickly and hardly that I felt the palpitation of every artery; at others, I nearly sank to the ground through languor and extreme weakness.
    Chapter 5 (29% in)
  • I visited Edinburgh with languid eyes and mind; and yet that city might have interested the most unfortunate being.
    Chapter 19 (65% in)
  • I turned with loathing from the woman who could utter so unfeeling a speech to a person just saved, on the very edge of death; but I felt languid and unable to reflect on all that had passed.
    Chapter 21 (38% in)
  • I rushed towards her and embraced her with ardour, but the deadly languor and coldness of the limbs told me that what I now held in my arms had ceased to be the Elizabeth whom I had loved and cherished.
    Chapter 23 (26% in)
  • They retired and I turned towards my friend, but he was sunk in languor and almost deprived of life.
    Chapter 24 (63% in)

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