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Definitions for lengthy
ˈlɛŋk θi, ˈlɛŋ-, ˈlɛn-length·y

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drawn-out, extended, lengthy, prolonged, protractedadjective

    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. lengthyadjective

    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

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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

Examples of lengthy in a Sentence

  1. Publilius Syrus:

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

  2. Jay Stanley:

    Even government scientists are now confirming that this surveillance technology is flawed and biased, one false match can lead to missed flights, lengthy interrogations, watchlist placements, tense police encounters, false arrests, or worse.

  3. Penn State coach James Franklin:

    It took a lengthy replay review to confirm the initial call and when the official made the announcement Penix knew was coming, the wild celebration began inside the mostly empty stadium. Allen needed to pull out every trick in the book, too, especially afterSean Cliffordhooked up with Jahan Dotson on a 60-yard TD pass to give Penn State Penn State first lead of the second half, 21-20 with 2:30 left in regulation. Penn State sacked Penix on the next two plays, forced him to throw the ball away on third and an incompletion on fourth, taking the ball back on down at the Indiana 14. This time, Allen called for the defense to give up the touchdown, hoping for one more possession, and Devyn Ford obliged with a TD run that gave Penn State a 28-20 lead. We went through that situation this week. We went through that situation on the sideline. Obviously, we could have handled it better and I could have handled it better.

  4. Kathleen Wilson:

    The coolness of water will make a swimmer less aware of a growing sunburn, while reflection of sunlight is more apparent on the beach, it can occur in the water as well. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends reapplying sunscreen at least every two hours to remain protected or immediately after a swim or excessive sweating occurs. For long-distance swimmers, re-applying sunscreen can be impossible once it wears off, so using an alternative like Balmex can be necessary, said Wilson. Traditionally used to treat diaper rash, Wilson said the key ingredient of zinc oxide makes Balmex a useful sunscreen. Its stickiness and adherence to the skin for lengthy periods provides swimmers with adequate sun protection, she said. Exposure to bacteria, parasites Swimmers may be unaware of the dangers of toxic algae, bacterial growth and parasites that thrive in warmer waters. There's also an extremely rare risk of exposure to Naegleria fowleri, a deadly brain-eating amoeba found in bodies of warm freshwater.

  5. Jay Sekulow:

    While we are reviewing the court's lengthy decision, as well as Judge Rao's dissent, we continue to believe that this subpoena is not a legitimate exercise of Congress's legislative authority.

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