Describe a slow-moving river or a weak breeze or a listless manner with the slightly poetic adjective, languid.

Languid comes from the Latin verb, languere "to be weak or faint" and is a somewhat literary word for something that doesn't use much energy. If someone says goodbye to you with a languid wave of the hand, there's not too much movement involved. You can describe yourself as languid when you have that feeling of not being entirely awake — kind of lazy in the mind.

Definitions of languid
  1. adjective
    lacking spirit or liveliness
    “a languid mood”
    “a languid wave of the hand”
    synonyms: dreamy, lackadaisical, languorous
    lethargic, unenergetic
    deficient in alertness or activity
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