languid Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “languid” in the English Dictionary

"languid" in British English

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languidadjective

uk   us   /ˈlæŋ.ɡwɪd/ literary
moving or ​speakingslowly with little ​energy, often in an ​attractive way: a languid ​manner/​voice
languidly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of languid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"languid" in American English

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languidadjective

 us   /ˈlæŋ·ɡwɪd/
lackingenergy, or causing a ​lack of ​energy or ​enthusiasm: He ​sat on the ​porchenjoying the ​delicious, languid warmth of a ​summerafternoon.
(Definition of languid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “languid”
in Spanish lánguido…
in Vietnamese uể oải…
in Malaysian tidak bermaya…
in Thai เฉื่อยชา…
in French languissant…
in German matt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 慢悠悠的,悠闲自在的…
in Turkish çekici bir eda ile yavaş hareket eden ve konuşan, gevşek, ilgisiz…
in Russian вялый, томный…
in Indonesian lesu…
in Chinese (Traditional) 慢悠悠的,悠閒自在的…
in Polish leniwy, ospały…
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