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Languid

Languid

1. Drooping or flagging from exhaustion; indisposed to exertion; without animation; weak; weary; heavy; dull. languid, powerless limbs. Fire their languid souls with Cato's virtue. (Addison)

2. Slow in progress; tardy. no motion so swift or languid.

3. Promoting or indicating weakness or heaviness; as, a languid day. Feebly she laugheth in the languid moon. (Keats) Their idleness, aimless and languid airs. (W. Black)

Synonym: feeble, weak, faint, sickly, pining, exhausted, weary, listless, heavy, dull, heartless.

Languidly, Languidness.

Origin: L. Languidus, fr. Languere to be faint or languid: cf. F. Languide. See languish.


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sometimes they say that the level of resonance of sodium atom is at 16960 cm (-1) of the fundamental level return from this value the languid wave energy and corresponding to the transition associated with it please helps me

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Help me with this Biology home work? Anyone PLEASE!!!

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