Today’s word of the day is ‘Languid.‘ Let us understand more about this word.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi- Nistej
2. Spanish – Lánguido(Masculine); Lánguida(Feminine)
3. French – Langoureux(Masculine); Langoureuse(Feminine)
4. Mandarin – Lǎn de
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. I found him in great pain, languid, and terrified with apprehensions of present death.
2. And most often whilst society dines or dances and the elect applaud with languid grace the newest play by Mr Bernard Shaw.
3. All night long they struggle; nobody knows the name of the harsh light that keeps slowly opening like a languid fruit.
4. In or out of uniform his motion is languid, his voice relaxed and mellifluous, his movements deliberate, confident.
5. To wear it makes me languid and frenzied and worn—full of wild goaded saneness and the wish to go violently mad.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
lackadaisical, languorous, lazy, leisurely, lethargic, sluggish, unhurried, apathetic, blah, blahs, comatose, dopey, easy, energyless, enervated, faint, feeble, heavy, impassive, inactive, indifferent, inert, infirm, languishing, leaden, limp, moony, nebbish, phlegmatic, pining, sickly, sleepyhead, slow, snoozy, spiritless, supine, torpid, unconcerned, unenthusiastic, uninterested, weak, weary, wimpy etc.
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
active, energetic, hard-working, hurried, lively, alert, animated, spirited, vivacious etc.
When you’re telling taut, tight storytelling that has any kind of built-in plot twist elements, you tend to want to stack everything up on top of itself as opposed to letting things breathe and be languid in terms of the passage of time.
Feeling so languid after a long week of work and holidays. These next 2 days are gonna be dedicated to recharging, relaxing and refocusing.
Feeling beyond blessed to be back at work, but career changes are absolutely exhausting.
— Tragic Mike (@isaiahstrange2) December 28, 2020
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