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languid
used in Babbitt

6 uses
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Definition
lacking energy or relaxed or moving slowly
  • Babbitt was too languid this evening to pursue his duty of being a captivating (though strictly moral) male.
    Chapter 9 (35% in)
  • She languidly pulled down the blind, and he stood still, a cold feeling of insignificance in his heart.
    Chapter 13 (28% in)
  • For two days he was languorous and petted and esteemed.
    Chapter 18 (92% in)
  • He was too languid to respond as he desired.
    Chapter 22 (59% in)
  • Languidly he remained.
    Chapter 28 (34% in)
  • As she drowsed away in the tropic languor of morphia, he sat on the edge of her bed, holding her hand, and for the first time in many weeks her hand abode trustfully in his.
    Chapter 33 (23% in)

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