English to Afrikaans Meaning :: languor

Languor :
loomheid
- loomheid

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Noun(1) a relaxed comfortable feeling(2) oppressively still air(3) a feeling of lack of interest or energy(4) inactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy

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(1) The dreamy peace of a quiet anchorage took possession of us, deepened by the languor of the tropics.(2) But even if population density is regarded as a reason for India's economic languor , it cannot be justified.(3) Adolescent languor returns too, and a slower pace of life: lazing around all day talking, laughing, listening to music, skulking around so as not to get caught by adults.(4) Sometimes both the languor and the silence are overdone.(5) With its lines of dialogue being few and far between, and its long, vast shots of the golden deserts and the cold white mountains, the film can be accused of languor , and even self-indulgence, at moments.(6) My truck doesn't have sports-car driving dynamics but it has a kind of authoritative languor about it, just kind of suavely rolling along.(7) Her eyes, he wrote, ‘were of a tawny black, full of exotic languor and coaxing softness’.(8) Yet why not hope for a change in appetite, why not hope that vulnerability, doubt, languor , even feyness, might find a mass market once again?(9) He insinuates a languor of sun-mist and lustre into his modish Arcadia: a region of roses, felicitously painted, and ruins sketched on his Italian journeys, all against the backdrops of the opera-ballets of his time.(10) Discussion of a common foreign and defence policy - an even more leisurely and circular debate than that on human rights and sovereignty - can never have the same fine careless languor it had before.(11) The nugget of a good album resides within the languor and the lassitude presented here.(12) Yeats is prepared to try out the latest poetic fashions - Pre-Raphaelite languor with its confiscation of medieval surfaces, desacralised and airbrushed with momentary desire.(13) For the non-appearance of satisfaction is suffering; the empty longing for a new desire is languor , boredom.(14) It is a taste for languor , the grotesque and the bizarre.(15) A previously neutral note might gain an accent or portamento stress as the mood momentarily wakens into passion or leans into languor .(16) the afternoon was hot, quiet, and heavy with languor
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1. lassitude ::
lusteloosheid
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