lengthy definition

  • adjective:
    • Of considerable length, particularly in time; extended: a long convalescence.
    • Tediously lengthy; drawn-out: a lengthy explanation.
    • lengthy and overextended, particularly in time in the place of measurement
    • Having size; instead lengthy or too-long; prolix; not brief; -- stated chiefly of discourses, writings, and so on.
    • relatively lengthy in timeframe; tediously protracted
  • others:
    • Having length; very long; particularly, of great length; immoderately lengthy, sometimes using the idea of tediousness attached: applied chiefly to discourses, writings, arguments, proceedings, etc.: as, a long sermon; an extended dissertation.

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