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languid
used in The Stranger

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Definition
lacking energy or relaxed or moving slowly
  • On the whole, however, they seemed languid and exhausted.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (82% in)
languid = to lack energy
  • At four o'clock the sun wasn't too hot, but the water was pleasantly tepid, and small, languid ripples were creeping up the sand.
    1.4 — Part 1 Chapter 4 (8% in)
  • The shouts of newspaper boys in the already languid air, the last calls of birds in the public garden, the cries of sandwich vendors, the screech of streetcars at the steep corners of the upper town, and that faint rustling overhead as darkness sifted down upon the harbor—all these sounds made my return to prison like a blind man's journey along a route whose every inch he knows by heart.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (97% in)

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