Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of languishing, or of pining or drooping.
  • noun A languid appearance or expression; hence, softness of look or mien; tender yieldingness or compliance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state of languishing.
  • noun Tenderness of look or mien; amorous pensiveness.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state of languishing.
  • noun Tenderness of look or mien; amorous pensiveness.

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