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"
long and overextended, especially in time rather than dimension
having length; rather long or too long; prolix; not brief; -- said chiefly of discourses, writings, and the like
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Rank popularity for the word 'lengthy' in Adjectives Frequency: #926
The numerical value of lengthy in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of lengthy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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The first recipe for happiness is Avoid too lengthy meditation on the past.
We must give lengthy deliberation to what has to be decided once and for all.
It's the start of a lengthy process to try to stamp out such insidious activity.
We are not sending huge numbers of nonviolent drug offenders to federal prison under lengthy mandatory minimum sentences..
Therefore the skilful leader subdues the enemy's troops without any fighting; he captures their cities without laying siege to them; he overthrows their kingdom without lengthy operations in the field.
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