Languor vs Infirmity - What's the difference?

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Languor is a related term of infirmity.


As nouns the difference between languor and infirmity

is that languor is (uncountable) a state of the body or mind caused by exhaustion or disease and characterized by a languid feeling: lassitude while infirmity is feebleness, frailty or ailment, especially due to old age.

languor

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Alternative forms

* languour

Noun

  • (uncountable) a state of the body or mind caused by exhaustion or disease and characterized by a languid feeling: lassitude
  • languor of convalescence
  • (countable) listless indolence; dreaminess
  • a certain languor in the air hinted at an early summer --
  • (uncountable) dullness, sluggishness; lack of vigor; stagnation
  • from languor she passed to the lightest vivacity --
  • (obsolete, countable) An enfeebling disease; suffering
  • infirmity

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    Noun

    (infirmities)
  • feebleness, frailty or ailment, especially due to old age.
  • a moral weakness or defect