from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Languid; apt to be languid; showing the effects of languor.


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  • Having spent some time earlier in the summer following the Ohio campaigns, from Zanesville to Portsmouth, I just didn't see how John McCain could win this supposed battleground state -- not with the formidable number of voters that the Obama Campaign is going to rack up in the big cities, not with Appalachian Ohio lukewarm and lassitudinous about John McCain.

    Mayhill Fowler: Palin Puts McCain One-Up In Ohio

  • It's not even that things have been busy at work and stopping me from posting -- just general lassitudinous feelings of heat and nearly-there-ness.

    Holidays, I would say oh joy...

  • And he had lived -- still lives -- thanks to sorcery alone, for he is naturally lassitudinous and, without his drugs, would barely be able to raise his hand from his side through most of a normal day.

    Elric of Melnibone

  • When Missy sat in the classroom, exhausted with the lassitudinous warmth of spring and with the painful uncertainty of whether she'd be called to translate the Vergil passage she hadn't mastered, visions of that coming glory would rise to brighten weary hours; and the last thing at night, in falling asleep, as the moon stole in tenderly to touch her smiling face, she took them to her dreams.


  • It was also "cleaning day" at the Merriams 'and, though Missy felt lassitudinous and headachy, she put extra vim into her share of the work; for she wished to coax from mother a new sash, at least.



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