- lacking in vigor or vitality; slack or slow: a languid manner.
- lacking in spirit or interest; listless; indifferent.
- drooping or flagging from weakness or fatigue; faint.
- without energy or spirit
- without interest or enthusiasm
- sluggish; inactive
adj.1590s, from Middle French languide (16c.) and directly from Latin languidus “faint, listless,” from languere “be weak or faint,” from PIE root *(s)leg- “to be slack” (see lax). Related: Languidly; languidness.