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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [lang-ger-uh s]
    • /ˈlæŋ gər əs/
    • /ˈlæŋ.ɡə.rə.sli/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [lang-ger-uh s]
    • /ˈlæŋ gər əs/

Definitions of languorously word

  • adjective languorously characterized by languor; languid. 1
  • adjective languorously inducing languor: languorous fragrance. 1
  • noun languorously In a languorous manner, without exertion, lazily. 1

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Origin of languorously

First appearance:

before 1480
One of the 25% oldest English words
First recorded in 1480-90; languor + -ous

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Parts of speech for Languorously


languorously popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 65% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 70% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

languorously usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for languorously

adverb languorously

  • sleepily — ready or inclined to sleep; drowsy.
  • torpidly — inactive or sluggish.
  • slowly — in a slow manner; at a slow speed: Sauté the peppers slowly. I drove slowly back home.
  • dreamily — of the nature of or characteristic of dreams; visionary.
  • languidly — lacking in vigor or vitality; slack or slow: a languid manner.

Antonyms for languorously

adverb languorously

  • vigorously — full of or characterized by vigor: a vigorous effort.

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