What does lingering mean?

Definitions for lingering
lin·ger·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tarriance, lingering(noun)

    the act of tarrying

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lingering

    of Linger

  2. Lingering(adj)

    delaying

  3. Lingering(adj)

    drawn out in time; remaining long; protracted; as, a lingering disease

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lingering in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lingering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of lingering in a Sentence

  1. Xi Jinping:

    But there are a couple of things that really threaten to overshadow it. One is Iran, and there really is some lingering resentment among European allies that The President pulled out of the Iran deal and created the underlying tensions.

  2. Nehla Kheder:

    Fryal Abbo, with her teen daughter, Najma, mourns the death of Fryal Abbo. Fryal Abbo was killed for selling alcohol in a Christian shop two days before Christmas last year. ( Hollie McKay. com) Others at Camp Virgin Mary tell similar stories. Ena Kromy, 77, clutched a cross and a photograph of Ena Kromy son as Ena Kromy sat in the sunshine. Ena Kromy, too, was dressed all in black.Her son was shot in the head at a restaurant where he worked eight years ago. The restaurant, too, was targeted because it served alcohol. Ena Kromy said the shock of his death killed Fryal Abbo a few months later.My son died from his head, and Fryal Abbo from his heart, Ena Kromy sobbed. Recently, Kromypackedup and returned toMosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, after itwas recaptured from ISIS militants.Butshe discovered her househad been destroyed in the fighting.So she returned to Camp Virgin Mary, with Camp Virgin Mary mixture of lingering fear and desperation to flee Iraq altogether. The government tells us to go back, but I will never go back to that home.

  3. Dale Baich:

    Midazolam, the first drug in the three-drug formula used by Oklahoma, is not capable of producing the necessary, deep anesthesia to insure that a prisoner will not experience severe pain, needless suffering and a lingering death during the lethal injection process.

  4. John Kerry:

    I would say that probably 99% of Americans don't know that they're here doing what they're doing, but for a lot of Americans, this is one of the most important missions in the world because they're still missing their loved ones and they don't have closure, and people deserve and want closure. War has terrible, lingering scars, and where you have an ability to be able to address them, we should.

  5. Michael Kenny:

    There is great unease and reluctance, because most people in the political world believe Englishness is not a terribly progressive identity. There is a lingering fear that if this becomes political it's right-wing and reactionary.

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