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languid
used in David Copperfield

5 uses
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Definition lacking energy or relaxed or moving slowly
  • Mrs. Micawber put on her brown gloves, and assumed a genteel languor.
    Chapters 28-30 (15% in)
  • The languid stillness of the place was only broken by the chirping of this fire and by the voice of one of the Doctors, who was wandering slowly through a perfect library of evidence, and stopping to put up, from time to time, at little roadside inns of argument on the journey.
    Chapters 22-24 (75% in)
  • Mr. Jack Maldon shook hands with me; but not very warmly, I believed; and with an air of languid patronage, at which I secretly took great umbrage.
    Chapters 34-36 (73% in)
  • But his languor altogether was quite a wonderful sight; except when he addressed himself to his cousin Annie.
    Chapters 34-36 (73% in)
  • Besides which, she is so charmingly ugly,' relapsing into languor.
    Chapters 34-36 (75% in)

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