What does lengthy mean?

Definitions for lengthyˈlɛŋk θi, ˈlɛŋ-, ˈlɛn-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word lengthy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drawn-out, extended, lengthy, prolonged, protracted(adj)

    relatively long in duration; tediously protracted

    "a drawn-out argument"; "an extended discussion"; "a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law"; "a prolonged and bitter struggle"; "protracted negotiations"

Wiktionary

  1. lengthy(Adjective)

    long and overextended, especially in time rather than dimension

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lengthy

    having length; rather long or too long; prolix; not brief; -- said chiefly of discourses, writings, and the like

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lengthy' in Adjectives Frequency: #926

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lengthy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lengthy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Andr Maurois:

    The first recipe for happiness is Avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.

  2. Publilius Syrus:

    We must give lengthy deliberation to what has to be decided once and for all.

  3. Murray McCully:

    It's the start of a lengthy process to try to stamp out such insidious activity.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Often have got own thoughts lengthy during writing by merely looking to the feeling capacity of others.

  5. Charles Grassley:

    We are not sending huge numbers of nonviolent drug offenders to federal prison under lengthy mandatory minimum sentences..

Images & Illustrations of lengthy

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